UB is planning and participating in activities from Sept. 10-16
to mark Suicide Prevention Week. Here are some of the
- Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention. It will be
Saturday, Sept. 9, at 10:30 a.m. (registration begins at 8:30 a.m.)
at Delaware Park (near Buffalo Zoo). Join the UB Walkin’
Team, create your own team, or make a donation at www.afsp.org/buffalo.
- Wellness Activity Day. It will be Tuesday, Sept. 12, from 11
a.m.–2 p.m. at the Student Union Lobby. It will include
mindful self-care art activity, yoga, a nutrition demonstration,
mental health awareness resources, and games and prizes.
- Suicide Prevention Week Active Minds Speaker: Pablo Campos
“Flying Under the Radar”. It will be Wednesday, Sept.
13, at 7 p.m. at the Student Union Theater. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Campos will discuss his mental health concerns, polysubstance abuse
and suicide attempt. He’ll also discuss the challenges
he endured surrounding the norms of Guatemalan and U.S. cultures
- Suicide Prevention Training: Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR).
It will be Friday, Sept. 15, from 10 a.m.–noon at Student
Union 210. This training assists participants in learning to
recognize the warning signs of suicide and ways to effectively help
someone in need. Register online at www.buffalo.edu/studentlife/counseling.
For more information contact Carissa Uschold at email@example.com. Or