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IUS 4th Annual Out of the Darkness Walk

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

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 American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. IU Southeast Counseling Services organized the event....

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 of death among college aged students. According to the American Association of Suicidology suicide...

WARNING: Learning May Cause Discomfort

WARNING: Learning May Cause Discomfort

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 causing offense or being offended, and it has changed the way material is being presented to them in...

The time for mental health care reform is now

The time for mental health care reform is now

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 red with tears, that he realized everything he had done to take care of me in my darkest hour still...