Health & Wellness

September is National Suicide Prevention Month

By Julene Reese |

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Utah State University Extension has a wealth of resources for mental health and suicide prevention awareness.

Dave Schramm, USU Extension family life professor, ( recently produced nine short videos on suicide prevention geared for teachers, administrators, students and parents. The link to the videos can be found at

Extension has a mental health education website at Included are articles and webinar links on self-care, helping those with mental health challenges and suicide prevention.

In addition is the Health Extension: Advocacy, Research and Teaching Initiative, also known as HEART, which partners locally and nationally to address the opioid epidemic and other pressing public health issues. Information can be found at

Those with questions, or special requests, are encouraged to contact USU Extension family life professor David Schramm.


Julene Reese
Public Relations Specialist


David Schramm
Family Life Specialist

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