You Can Help! Prevent Suicide.

You Can Help! Prevent Suicide

You Can Help! Prevent Suicide. is a bystander intervention program that enables students to help fellow students experiencing emotional distress and/or thoughts of suicide. Through this program, students will:

  • become familiar with some basic facts related to college student mental health,
  • understand the warning signs of emotional distress and suicide,
  • be prepared to support someone in emotional distress or crisis,
  • learn how to refer fellow students to the appropriate resources, and
  • understand some strategies for increasing resiliency and engaging in self-care.

This program is intended for all students interested in how to best support their peers.

Questions or Concerns

For questions, concerns, or to request a training for your student group, please contact Lori Bokowy at

Please submit this form to indicate your interest in training. Sign up for the session that best fits your schedule. You will then receive a confirmation with a room assignment. As the training includes some group discussion, a minimum of 4 individuals must be registered to hold the training.

You Can Help! Prevent Suicide. Sign Up Form

    Sign up for the session that fits your schedule and you will receive an email confirmation the week of the training with a room assignment.
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UW System and Mantra Health Webinars

Take a step back away from your TikTok… put the textbook down… and join us for some much-deserved self-care!

The University of Wisconsin System is thrilled to partner with Mantra Health, an evidence-based mental health provider, to offer you a series of free mental health webinars. See UWM Fall 23 Mantra Student Webinars for more information!

Your mental and emotional well-being needs to be a priority, especially when you’re feeling stressed, overwhelmed, and overworked. This is the best time to put yourself first.