A Simple Conversation Can Help Save a Life
The Suicide Awareness & Prevention Office offers a variety of services for individuals, programs, departments, and student groups. Knowing the signs of suicide is important in helping someone who may be at risk. By offering your understanding, reassurance, and support, you can help your loved one or friend seek the help they need.
Aggies Reaching Aggies is a brand-new Suicide & Prevention Peer Educator Program. Volunteers will facilitate Gatekeeper presentations on the topic of suicide prevention, support, and mental health to fellow students.
This year, we are coordinating a series of virtual events throughout the month of September to raise awareness of resources, reducing stigma of suicide, and increase interpersonal connections through awareness programs.
Empower yourself to recognize and help those who are struggling by becoming more informed and prepared through our various training opportunities. Learn more about QPR training, Campus Connect, Gatekeeper 2.0, and Kognito. All trainings will be given remotely through a Zoom conference.
Counseling & Psychological Services offers many services to help support Texas A& M University students. Learn more about crisis intervention, group counseling, individual counseling, and workshops.
There’s no single cause for suicide. Suicide most often occurs when stressors converge to create an experience of hopelessness and despair. Learn more about the warning signs of suicide and how you can be more prepared.
If you have lost a loved one to suicide, you are not alone. Losing a loved one to suicide is a devastating loss that shatters our sense of a predictable world. It may take time, but it is possible to heal from this loss. Learn more about the support offered for survivors of suicide loss.
HelpLine provides, by telephone, peer support, information, referrals, and crisis assessment and intervention for Texas A&M students. HelpLine is open from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. on weekdays, and 24 hours a day on the weekends. Learn more about HelpLine.
At the annual suicide awareness walk, the Texas A&M campus community shows it's support for people who are struggling, raises awareness about suicide, and honors those affected by suicide. Learn more about this years walk.
The CAPS Excellence Fund supports Suicide Awareness & Prevention programs as well as overall mental health initiatives for Aggies. Please consider donating to one of the many organizations that contribute to efforts to prevent suicide.