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UT Austin Counseling and Mental Health Center
The University of Texas at Austin, Student Services Building, 5th floor 100 W Dean Keeton St, Austin
Suicide Prevention Week
Suicide Prevention Week is an annual campus-wide event focused on raising awareness and providing education about suicide prevention. Programs throughout the week emphasize the importance of recognizing potential harm, choosing to respond, and taking action to help students who are having thoughts of suicide. It starts with you to help us prevent suicide!
FREE food and t-shirts (while supplies last!)
Sunday, September 10th: Kickball Tournament
Time: 9:00 am-2:00 pm
Location: Wright & Whitaker Sports Complex
Description: Kick Back Against Stigma: A Kickball Tournament for Suicide Prevention.
FREE T-SHIRTS & PIZZA
TO REGISTER YOUR TEAM: tinyurl.com/kickbackagainststigma
Tuesday, September 12th: Self-Care & the Intersectionality of Identities
Time: 5:00-6:00 pm
Location: UNB- 3.208 Lonestar Room
Description: Come discuss how to take of yourself in the political climate with a multi-disciplinary group of experts. FREE T-SHIRTS & PIZZA
Panelists: Professionals from the Counseling and Mental Health Center, Multicultural Engagement Center, Office of Student Ombuds, and Services for Students with Disabilities
Wednesday, September 13th: How to Help a Friend in Distress
Time: 12-1 pm
Location: SAC 1.106
Description: Come learn how to help a friend in distress in our interactive workshop. FREE T-SHIRTS & PIZZA
Thursday, September 14th: Tejas Coffee Presents Mental Health In the Media
Time: 9-10 pm
Location: Tejas House
Description: Join us for a Tejas Coffee Talk on current music and media's portrayal of mental health. FREE T-SHIRTS
Friday, September 15th: Self-care Zine Making with Feminist Action Friday
Time: 12-2 pm
Location: Gender and Sexuality Center
Description: Join us and the Feminist Action Project for #FeministFriday as we celebrate the end of Suicide Prevention WEek by taking care of ourselves in a creative way.
FREE T-SHIRTS & COOKIES & CRAFT SUPPLIES PROVIDED.
All Week: Concerned about a friend? Here’s how to help!
Time: 8-5 pm
Location: Tri-fold Display in Health Promotion Resource Center in Student Services Building
Description: One of the best ways we can decrease the stigma of mental illness is by talking to friends, learn how using the BeVocal Bystander Intervention steps to help a friend.
If you need assistance or accommodation for this event, please contact Kelsey Lammy at 475-6964 or email at [email protected]