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How to Help a Friend

girls holding help sign looking sad
In this educational workshop facilitated by Lauren Gablinske, manager of Community Education & Outreach Samaritans, Inc., you will explore what puts a person at risk for suicide and what warning signs we can all be looking out for. Time will also be spent discussing how to talk to a friend who is suicidal and even how to ask them the important question of, “Are you feeling suicidal?” This is a workshop that everyone should hear. You are guaranteed to leave with new tools. You will also learn about the resources that are available, on campus and in the community, to support individuals who are struggling with mental health concerns. 

For more information please contact Linda Dunphy, director of the UHS Health Education and Wellness Program. For more about how to help a friend, or how to get involved in supporting recovery, please click here.

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit two weeks prior to the event.