Question Persuade Refer, a Suicide Prevention Workshop

Following Tuesday's suicide awareness event Send Silence Packing, Active Minds SJSU is hosting a suicide prevention workshop titled Question Persuade Refer. This workshop offers training and practice in suicide prevention skills, using the nationally recognized QPR training approach.

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Don't Forget, Send Silence Packing is this Week!

Don't forget - Send Silence Packing is coming to campus this Tuesday, April 25th! Active Minds, Inc. has collected, and continues to collect, backpacks and personal stories in memory and in honor of loved ones impacted by suicide. By displaying backpacks with personal stories of loved ones that put a “face” to lives lost to suicide, Send Silence Packing carries the message that preventing suicide is not just about lowering statistics, but also about saving the lives of students. We hope you have time to stop by Tower Lawn this Tuesday!

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What Exactly is Depression?

Depression is one of the most common mental illnesses, yet its still widely misunderstood. Click through to learn more about depression, the signs and the statistics, and how you can get help if you or someone you know is suffering.

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Send Silence Packing

Ever wonder how many college students are lost to suicide each year? Visit Tower Lawn on April 25th to see an exhibition of donated backpacks representing college students lost to suicide each year, and to get connected with mental health resources. Click above for details on the event.

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Upcoming Wellness Workshops

One of the many great benefits of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)? Free workshops for San Jose State University students, geared towards an array of topics related to health, wellness, and balance. Upcoming workshops include Think Before You Swipe, which will cover credit and credit cards, and RIO, an alternative to group psychotherapy that targets stress reduction. Click the image above for more information!

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