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Students, faculty and community members walk in the Out of the Darkness walk to prevent suicide.

IUS 4th Annual Out of the Darkness Walk

Students, faculty and community members walk to support suicide prevention
Candace Leilani, Staff Reporter October 1, 2018

Saturday morning, Sept. 29, students, faculty and community members gathered around the clock tower on campus to support suicide prevention at the 4th annual Out of the Darkness walk, hosted by the...

Suicide Prevention Week at IUS

Jewell Conner, Staff Reporter September 21, 2016

September is national suicide prevention month. According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention suicide claims more than 32,000 lives a year in the United States and is the number two cause...

WARNING: Learning May Cause Discomfort

WARNING: Learning May Cause Discomfort

A look into the trend triggering debates across college campuses
John Boyle , Staff Reporter March 21, 2016

A cultural movement that places a stronger emphasis on the emotional and mental well-being of students emerged at universities across the country in 2015. Students are becoming increasingly aware of...

The time for mental health care reform is now

The time for mental health care reform is now

40,000 Americans die by suicide each  year. 90 percent of those have at least one mental disorder. I was almost one of them.
Jims Porter, Managing Editor for Print October 6, 2014

  I still remember the words of a friend who was by my side in the ER after I attempted suicide. It was seeing me there, he later told me, my mouth still black with charcoal and my eyes raw and...

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