Suicide prevention at UA

We can all feel a bit hopeless, but at UA you never have to feel it alone.
Please ask for help. We're here for you.

FOR AN EMERGENCY, DIAL 9-1-1

Get help now

If you're thinking of harming yourself, need a safe and non-judgmental place to talk,
or you're worried about someone else and need advice:

Call 1-800-273-8255
or
text "4HOPE" to 741741


Suicide prevention information

Knowing the signs of suicide is important in helping someone who may be at risk. By offering your understanding, reassurance and support, you can help your loved one or friend seek the help they needs.

Educational outreach & events

National Depression Screening Day

Free screening for depression and other mood disorders sponsored by the Counseling and Testing Center

Thursday, Oct. 3

  • 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Student Union Piano Lounge
  • 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. - Polsky Building 3rd floor atrium

Stand up to suicide

Don't sit in silence, stand up to suicide: UA student, Katie Hickman hosted suicide awareness and prevention event on campus. See more

Basis for these resources

ORC: HB28 – section 3345.37

HB28 – section 3345.37 of the Ohio Revised Code is designed to promote suicide prevention for students and employees at state institutions of higher education.

Learn more here


More resources:

  • ULifeline - Online resources for college mental health
  • Half of Us - Answers and resources for common questions and feelings
  • Now Matters Now - Skills and support for coping with suicidal thoughts

If you're thinking of harming yourself, need a safe and non-judgmental place to talk,
or you're worried about someone else and need advice about what to do:

Call 1-800-273-8255 or text "4HOPE" to 741741

Crisis text line for suicide prevention or other help, text 4HOPE to 741741.