Alive! Mental Health Fair
Alive! Mental Health Fair and Suicide Prevention Tour, which is sponsored by the Health and Wellness Center and Campus Activities Board will be on campus on Thursday, March 31. There will be a variety of events with information on mental health and suicide prevention.
From 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. there will be graffiti art held in the cafeteria, where students will create their own graffiti, a brain exhibit in the student center, a resource fair in private dining room for local agencies and student groups to explain what services they offer to members of their communities, and students will get a chance to create a PostSecret Card to put in the drop box in the cafeteria.
QPR Training, will be held in the the Crusader Café at noon and the Lecture Hall at 8 p.m. It will include a certified trainer who will teach students and faculty, how to direct someone that is suicidal to seek treatment from professional care.
At 1 p.m. there will be a screening of the award winning film that depicts suicidal college students and their feelings of wanting to end their lives. The film titled A Reason to Live Documentary will be shown in the the Crusader Café.
The Bullied Documentary is an educational video of the toll that bullying plays on the victims. The screening of this video will be at 2 p.m. in the Crusader Café.
At 6:30 p.m. the Keynote Address by Reese Butler will take place in the Bernardine Hall Lecture Hall. Reese is the 1-800-SUICIDE founder, he will share the stories behind the making of the Hopeline Network.
For more information on the fair view their website