Attend a Training

These suicide prevention gatekeeper trainings are open to the entire campus community, including students, faculty, staff and family members.

In-Person Training Dates

*Check back in March 2017 for more information on Spring 2017 trainings.*

Date Time Location Registration

*If you are a member of the community and would like to register for a training, simply send an email to with the date and time of the training you are attending. Registration is not required. Registering allows us to contact you in the case of training cancellation. All are welcome.*

What you will Learn:

  • Statistics about Suicide
  • Myths about Suicide
  • What to look for (Warning Signs and Risk Factors for Suicide)
  • How to Talk to Someone in Distress
  • Where and How to Refer for More Help

Reasons to Participate

  • Learn SKILLS through role-plays and activities
  • Extra Credit Slips offered to all attendants for participating classes
  • All participants receive a Certificate of Participation

Schedule a Private Training

Would you like to schedule a private training for your class, student group, or department? Click here to request a training.

Online Training

Online Training is available 24/7 for students, faculty and staff. Parents may also participate in online training by taking the faculty & staff version. To participate, click the image below that applies to you, create an account, and enter the enrollment key. You do not have to complete the training in one session and you can re-visit the training as many times as you like. These online simulators should take about 45 minutes to complete.

At-Risk, A suicide prevention training simulation. Use key appstate828 as a student. Use key appstate592 as staff or faculty. 

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