Trainings for responding to someone in crisis
Campus Connect is an evidence-based 2-hour suicide prevention training program, offered free of charge for WSU staff and students.
- Statistics and facts about college student suicide
- How to ask if someone is feeling suicidal
- Appropriate referrals
- Active listening, communication and relationship-building skills
Preregistration is required and course seating is limited. Please confirm availability for your desired date by clicking on the registration link below.
- 11/21/2017 (3:00pm to 5:00pm CUE 207) Register online
- 12/7/2017 (4:00pm to 6:00pm CUE 409) Register online
Campus Connect Suicide Prevention training is also available online through the Global Campus website. Anyone with a WSU ID number can access free, full-length suicide prevention training online. You can also request brochures typically provided during training.
Please note the activities in this training were modified to suit the needs of a virtual audience. Campus Connect is an interactive training and most effective in person. Suicide is a challenging and highly personal topic and reactions to talking about issues surrounding mental health and suicide can vary significantly.
You can get more information about Campus Connect from Syracuse University.
To find out more about Health & Wellness Services’ suicide prevention efforts or Campus Connect training, please email email@example.com.
Mental Health First Aid
Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour training that teaches skills to help someone who is experiencing a mental health crisis. The training costs $40 per participant.
Participants learn about symptoms, crisis response, and active listening skills to support many disorders:
- Depression and anxiety
- Eating disorders
- Substance abuse
MHFA trainings have been cancelled for the Fall but will resume in Spring 2018.
If your department is paying for the training, you can submit an IRI through the registration form, or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Seats will not be held until an IRI is received.
If you are paying yourself, select cash or check on the registration form and email email@example.com to arrange a time to pay for class prior to the course date.
All Mental Health First Aid trainings take place at Health & Wellness Services in Pullman. Classes are held in room G40 of the Washington building. Make sure to use the programs and outreach entrance facing Nevada St.
If you have a group of at least 15 interested in taking the course, contact us to schedule a private outreach. For questions, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.