Campus Health Gets Grant to Stem Suicides on Campus
The federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has awarded the Campus Health Service at the University of Arizona a three-year, $306,000 grant to develop suicide prevention programs that can serve as a model for the nation's colleges and universities. Campus Health will match the funding to double the amount of the grant.
Suicide is the second leading cause of death among college students, behind accidental death and ahead of homicide. SAMHSA has funded a number of related programs across the country to address these numbers. read more »