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Students walk in Suicide Awareness Memory Walk Saturday. The walk was hosted by Active Minds, a mental health and suicide prevention organization.

Students walk for suicide awareness

Shelby Clark, Editor-in-Chief September 25, 2021

A group of students gathered Saturday morning to walk in memory of those who have died from suicide. The Suicide Awareness Memory Walk was organized and led by Active Minds, a mental health and suicide...

Suicide Prevention Resources

Suicide Prevention Resources

Shelby Clark, Editor-in-Chief September 17, 2021

Message from the Editor:  The Q & A below is intended to provide members of the campus community with the resources they need to help one another. Seven Indiana college students have died from...

Students attended QPR training, an acronym for question, persuade and refer Thursday evening. The event taught students how to approach the subject of suicide with friends and loved ones through a series of role playing exercises.

Question, persuade, refer

Sarah Rogers, Features Editor September 22, 2017

Ashley Evearitt said suicide is the second leading cause of death in teens 18-24.   “Suicide continues to be a prevalent issue in society,” the Counseling Center staff therapist said....

‘Never a happy situation’

‘Never a happy situation’

Darrian Breedlove, Staff Writer September 14, 2016

Six students from Katie Biggs high school died of suicide. Biggs struggled to figure out how to live her life without those she had lost. She eventually found the To Write Love On Her Arms’ organization,...

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