Suicide Prevention Program
The Office of Care and Civility collaborates with The Jordan Elizabeth Harris Foundation to offer Suicide Prevention Training – Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) on our campus. We incorporate QPR training into our Suicide Prevention Week. If you would like to request a QPR training on campus, please email the Office of Care and Civility at OCC@unthsc.edu. Special thanks to The Jordan Elizabeth Harris Foundation for their collaboration and support!
Effective September 1, 2015, Texas Senate Bill Number 1624 stated all incoming students must be provided information regarding mental health and suicide prevention services at institutions of higher education. Senate Bill 1624 requires HSC to provide
(1) available mental health and suicide prevention services offered by HSC or by any associated organizations or programs; and
(2) early warning signs that are often present in and appropriate intervention for a person who may be considering suicide