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Suicide Prevention Month 2017

October is Suicide Prevention Month!

"You are Here..."

We're so excited to celebrate mental health, connection, and resilience.  We cannot wait to see you at our upcoming events, which will happen every week throughout the month! Subscribe to our YouTube (link) channel where we will be celebrating Vlogtober with daily video content to support these amazing events. 

 

Before I Die Wall
Student writing on black wall with chalk

Our famous Before I Die Wall makes it's annual appearance the first week of Suicide Prevention Month! Come on out to share your hopes and dreams with us.

Conversation Ball Pit
People in a ball pit.
Take a seat and make a friend in our ball pit! We will be joining GSEC in Trinity Commons on National Coming Out Day for a wonderful festival of love, connection, and community.  
Out of the Darkness Walk
Women walking on sidewalk holding signs.
Join us as we come together with our campus and community partners for the annual Out of the Darkness Walk to end suicide.  We'll be there with the Before I Die Wall, resources, and activities to support the community in the fight for hope, resilience, and love.  Check out the event page (link) for more information.
Resiliency Wall
Girls in front of a wall

Come on down to our event where we will celebrate resilience!! Contribute to our wall where we'll build a great display showing what makes us all resilient in the face of tough times.

Art Showcase!
Woman performing a poem.

We close out an amazing month with our grand finale Art Showcase!! Join us  for “You are Here, and You are Not Alone,” a night of expression celebrating mental health, connection, and resilience through visual and performing arts.  Let us know you're coming and invite your friends at the Facebook Event Page!

CALL FOR ARTISTS!! We are looking for performers AND visual artists to submit to this great event! Submissions are due October 13, and are open to Chico State students, alumni, faculty, and organizations.  Click here for more details. (link).