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Workshops & Events

Programs and Workshops

Below is a list of programs and workshops currently offered. For more information please contact the UMatter Office.

USA Mental Health First Aid logo. Mental Health First Aid is a national program to teach the skills to respond to the signs of mental illness and substance use.

Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.

The training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial help and support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem or experiencing a crisis.

Upcoming training dates:

safeTALK infographic about talking about suicide. safeTALK is a half-day alertness training that prepares anyone 15 or older, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide-alert helper.

safeTALK is a half-day training in suicide alertness. It helps participants recognize a person with thoughts of suicide and connect them with resources who can help them in choosing to live. Participants don’t need any formal preparation to attend the training—anyone who wants to make a difference can learn the safeTALK steps.

Upcoming training dates:

  • March 29, 2019 from 9 a.m. - Noon in UCC-255
  • April 2019

There are many different workshops and trainings offered on campus to meet the different needs of our campus community. Attend a workshop and learn how you can support students in need.

Please check back later for an updated schedule of staff and student workshops.