Texas Tech University

Suicide Prevention Week

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Schedule of Events

Interactive Wall

September 11-15, 8AM-5PM DAILY, SUB

Let your unique voice be heard by letting us know what you live for! Note: this wall will be monitored and inappropriate (disparaging, off topic, etc.) content will be removed.


Stress-Less Zone

Monday, September 11, 11am-1pm, Outdoor Library Gazebo  

Start of National Suicide Prevention Week with some mental health resources.  Puppies will be there to help you de-stress along with resources from the Student Counseling Center and Student Disability Services.  Enjoy free giveaways and more! 


QPR and Mental Health First Aid Training

Question, Persuade, Refer: Tuesday, September 12, 12-1pm, SWC Room 100

TTU Student Counseling Center will be offering free QPR training, open to ALL faculty, staff, and students.  Please email Amanda Wheeler by September 11th to register.  

Mental Health First Aid Training: Tuesday, September 12, 8am-5pm, SWC Room 205

Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. This free training will allow you to identify, understand, and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses.  Space is limited so please email Rae Brockman to reserve your spot by September 11th.  


Veterans Awareness Day 

Thursday, September 14, 11am-1pm, Urbanovsky Park

Join RISE as we partner with MVP, VATT, ROTC, RWB, and other local organizations in raising awareness: "..one Veteran suicide is one too many."  There will be various fitness competitions, a resource fair, and a helicopter display, all open to faculty, staff, students, and local Veterans.  

Thursday, September 14, 10pm, Escondido Theater, SUB

Enjoy a free movie and unlimited popcorn: Home of the Brave 


Yoga in the Park and Raiders Refresh 

Yoga: Friday, September 15, 5:30-6:30pm, Urbanovsky Park

The Rec Center is hosting a free yoga class in the park, southeast of the Rec.  Come relax, rejuvenate, and feed your soul with a calming vinyasa flow class. 

Raiders Refresh: September 15, 6:30-7pm, Urbanovsky Park

Stick around after yoga for some smoothies, swag, and more! 


Week at a Glance 

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Partners of the Week