Participating UConn offices:
Academic Center for Exploratory Students
Center for Students with Disabilities
Higher Education and Student Affairs
Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life
Office of Student Services and Advocacy
Office of the Vice-President for Student Affairs
Participating UConn offices
Office of Wellness and Prevention
Student Health Services
Suicide affects 1,000 to 1,200 U.S.
students per year.
•“There are still
thousands dying every
• Jennifer Fox, Clinical
Psychologist at UConn
Factors contributing to youth
Major life transitions
Pressure for social change
Heavy academic load
“Whether you are a college student or not, people
ages 18-24 are at the age at which people
experience the onset of significant mental illness.”
Barry Schreier, Director of Uconn Counseling and Mental Health
Too much stress?
• Pressure to maintain
good grades can be a
large contributing factor to
A phenomenon in which one will
struggle with residual emotions such as
guilt, confusion, and anger following the
loss of a loved one.
Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR)
Nationally recognized as a “Best Practices” program
by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health
• ROCK: Reach Out, Care, Know.
Barry Schreier, Director of UConn Counseling and Mental
Jennifer Fox, Clinical Psychologist,UConn Counseling and
Mental Health Services
Julian Murillo, UConn Alumni
Sarah Parsons, UConn Student
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