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Suicide Prevention & Awareness

Here in the Center for Prevention and Outreach, our Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Team support our beautifully diverse communities, health, well being, safety, and connectedness through educational and empowering programing, training, workshops, support spaces and much more. 

We want to make sure our Seawolf community knows they are never alone; reaching out is a sign of strength;  and we are in this together! 

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The Hope Committee is a team of individuals and departments working together to bring awareness to mental health and suicide prevention on campus. The committee includes members from:

Academic and Transfer Advising Center for Prevention and Outreach
Athletics Commuter Student Services & Off-Campus Living
Interfaith Center Counseling and Psychological Services
LGBTQ* Services Office of the Dean of Students
Office of Veteran Affairs Pre-Professional Advising
Recreation and Wellness Student Affairs Communications
School of Nursing School of Health Technology Management (Southampton)
Residential Programs Student Engagement and Activities 

If you are interested in learning more and getting involved with The Hope Committee please contact:
Melissa J. Woody, LMSW at 


Do you know someone looking for help?
Click here for On Campus and Off Campus resources. 

In case of Emergency:

  • University Police (on-campus): (631) 632-3333
  • Off-campus: 911
  • CAPS Crisis Line:  After calling 631-632-6720, please press 2 to speak with a counselor. You may also call the CAPS Crisis Line directly at 855-509-5742.        

Building Community Through Connection and Collabortation

Rocks of Hope are positive messages at your feet and planted around campus! If you search for them you will find our brightly colored rocks with words of kindness. If you find them, take a photo and pass it on! Pick up

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To register for our programs please use the links below:

Learn about and register for a QPR (suicide prevention) training here.

Expand your mental health knowledge and awareness by attending an AIM workshop.