Counseling & Career Services (CCS), JSU NAMI, and Disability
Support Services (DSS) will present the workshop “Dealing with Depression &
Suicide Prevention: Creating Lifelines” on Wednesday, March 5. The workshop begins
at 12:30 p.m. in Room 303 of the TMB.
Susan Howell of the
Center in Anniston will be the speaker. She will discuss
methods of recognizing, preventing, and dealing with depression and suicide,
while highlighting the importance of creating lifelines throughout the process.
According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention,
suicide is the second leading cause of death among college students. Nearly
4,000 people between the ages of 15 – 24 die by suicide in the United States.
Of the 30,000 people in the United States that die by suicide each year, more
than sixty percent suffer from major depression.
To learn more about depression and how to deal with it visit
the Counseling and Career Services website for help with this topic—Recognizing
and Coping with Depression. Contact Counseling and Career Services at
782-5475 for further information.
Counseling and Career Services sponsors a variety of workshops and events
designed to assist students in their career, education, and personal
development. These programs are provided free of charge to members of the JSU
For more information about suicide prevention, visit afsp.org.