Helpful fact sheets

Fact Sheet (click to download) Description

Suicide Facts at a Glance

Basic facts and statistics about suicide, compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Understanding Suicide Fact Sheet

Basic information about who is at risk for suicide and how to prevent suicide, compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Suicide Among College Students in the US Fact Sheet

Basic facts and statistics about suicide among college students, compiled by the Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Media Guidelines

Guidelines for reporting on suicide

Social Media Guidelines

Guidelines for talking about suicide on social media

Framework for Successful Messaging

A resource to help people messaging about suicide to develop messages that are strategic, safe, positive, and make use of relevant guidelines and best practices.


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. 1-800-273-TALK(8255).

Local and National Resources

Campus Resources
Counseling and Psychological Services Center
(828) 262-3180

University Police Department
(828) 262-2150
Emergencies: (828) 262-8000

Dean of Students
(828) 262-8284

Counseling for Faculty
and Staff

(828) 262-4951

Community Resources
Daymark Recovery Services
(828) 264-4357
After Hours/Crises Line: (828) 264-4357

Finding Hope: Survivors of Suicide Support Group
(828) 262-1628

National Resources
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Chat: Click Here

The Trevor Project

At Risk: Suicide Prevention Training Simulation