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					       SUICIDE STATISTICS:                      For More Information:                 Ask a Question
 *Suicide is the second leading cause of
 death among college students, and the
       third leading cause among
                                             If you doubt whether or not you should
                                                                                          Save a Life
          all people ages 15-24.




                                                                                      QPR
    *Almost 10% of college students
                                                apply QPR, call 1-800-SUICIDE for
 seriously consider attempting suicide.               advice and direction.
    *Among adults, 18-24 year-olds                         Resources:
    attempt suicide more often than
         any other age group.
                                              Canisius College Counseling Center:
                                                         716-888-2620
 *More teenagers and young adults die
      from suicide than from all                Canisius College Public Safety:
     medical illnesses combined.                         716-888-2330
     *Of the over 15 million college
 students in the U.S., an estimated 1,100
        die by suicide each year
                                                        Crisis Services:
                                                         716-834-3131
                                              National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
                                                                                       Question
            about 3 per day).


                                                                                       Persuade
*Every 2 hours and 11 minutes, a person
                                                        1-800-273-TALK
  under the age of 25 dies by suicide.
     *Factors that can trigger suicidal


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behavior in college students range from
       difficulties adjusting to a new
environment; a lack of adequate social or
    coping skills; academic and social
      pressures; feelings of failure or
   decreased performance; a sense of
 alienation and lack of social support; or           Canisius College                    SUICIDE
        the onset of mental illness.                Counseling Center                  PREVENTION
             -ULifeline, 2008                        Bosch Hall 105
            www.halfofus.com                          (716) 888-2620                    TRAINING
                                                www.canisius.edu/counseling            Become a GATEKEEPER
  PURPOSE OF QPR                  STEPS OF QPR:                        Do you want to
                                  QUESTION • PERSUADE • REFER            become a
QPR is intended to teach those
    who are in a position to                                            Gatekeeper?
 recognize the warning signs,    1. Question the person           In as little as an hour-long
      clues and suicidal
                                                                   session you can become
communications of people in
 trouble to ACT vigorously to
                                       about suicide                    trained to help a
  prevent a possible tragedy.                                   student or loved one in a time
                                     2. Persuade the            of crisis by Canisius College’s
                                                                     certified instructors:
    SUICIDE IS THE MOST             person to get help
PREVENTABLE CAUSE OF DEATH
                                                                  Eileen Niland, LMHC, NCC
                                  3. Refer the person to          Director, Counseling Center
Learn How to Recognize                                                 Michael Cammarata,
Warning Signs of Suicide
                                      the appropriate                      LMHC, NCC
                                                                       Associate Director,
                                          resource                     Counseling Center



                                    A Gatekeeper is
                                   someone trained to           To Set Up a Training Session Contact:

                                   recognize a suicide           Stephanie Haynes, Outreach Coordinator
                                                                   Canisius College Counseling Center
    Reach Out! Don’t Wait!        crisis and knows how                    Phone: 716-888-8309
        Do Something!
                                 and where to find help.              Email: hayness@canisius.edu

				
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