What We Do

Campus Connect Suicide Prevention

What can we do when someone's behavior or statements worry us?

It might be scary to ask if someone is considering suicide because we are fearful of what to say.
College students experience significant levels of stress, anxiety and depression that may contribute to thoughts of suicide. It's possible you will have a conversation about the topic with someone you know and love.

What is Campus Connect?

Campus Connect is a suicide prevention program that trains you to:

Who can sign up for the training?

Anyone at the USF Tampa campus can sign up for training. This includes students, staff, faculty organizations, academic and student affairs departments. You may sign up as an individual, or with a group.

What can I expect during training?

A 2.5-hour training that includes:

How can I get more information?

To learn more about upcoming training dates or to schedule a Campus Connect training for your group please email: campusconnect@usf.edu 

Drum, D.J., Brownson, C., Denmark, A.B., & Smith, S. (2009). New Data on the Nature of Suicidal Crises in College Students: Shifting the Paradigm, Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 40 (3), 213-222.
Retrieved from: https://nabita.org/documents/NewDataonNatureofSuicidalCrisis.pdf