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 September is Suicide Prevention Month



2020 Suicide Prevention Month Programming
at Stony Brook University

We have a month full of events that help us honoring those lost to suicide and aiming to raise awareness around suicide prevention.  September 2020 schedule:

September 2nd @ 3:00PM- QPR Training

September 2nd @ 12PM - Virtual Let's Talk

September 3rd @ 4PM - Virtual Let's Talk

September 4th @ 12PM - Virtual Let's Talk

September 7th @ 11AM - Virtual Let's Talk

September 8th @ 4:30PM - Virtual Let's Talk

September 9th @12PM - Virtual Let's Talk

September 9th @ 1PM - QPR Training for SBU Marching Band

September 10th - National Suicide Prevention Day

September 10th @ 1PM - QPR Training

September 10th @ 4PM - Virtual Let's Talk

September 10th @ 5PM - Facebook Live Chat to honor Suicide Prevention Month! 

September 11th @ 12PM - Virtual Let's Talk

September 14th @ 11AM - Virtual Let's Talk

September 15th @ 4:30PM - Virtual Let's Talk

September 16th @ 12PM - Virtual Let's Talk

September 16th @ 3PM - QPR Training

September 16th @ 9PM - QPR Training for Global Students  

September 17th  @ 4PM- Virtual Let's Talk

September 18th @ 11AM - SST Podcast w/ Dr. Merolla

September 18th @ 12PM - Virtual Let's Talk

September 18th @ 2PM - Joyning with GMA

September 21st @ 11AM - Virtual Let's Talk

September 21st @ 1PM - Mental Health Mondays

September 22nd @ 4:30PM - Virtual Let's Talk

September 22nd @ 7PM - Mental Health Jeopardy

Setpember 23rd @ 1PM - What's Up Wednesdays

September 23rd @ 1PM - Chat with Chill

September 23rd @ 5PM - Joyning with GMA

September 24th -  Wear Purple & Gray Day!

September 24th @ 4:30PMVirtual Let's Talk

September 25th @ 2PM - Joyning with GMA

September 28th @ 11AM - Virtual Let's Talk

September 28th @ 1PM - Mental Health Mondays

September 29th @ 4:30PM - Virtual Let's Talk

September 29th @ 7PM - Mental Health Jeopardy

September 30th @ 1PM - What's Up Wednesdays

September 30th @ 1PM - Chat with Chill

September 30th @5PM - Joyning with GMA

September 30th @ 7PM - Healing Arts



 To register for our programs please use the links below:

QPR Training - QPR teaches students how to notice the signs of someone struggling with mental health isses and how to prevent suicide. To regsiter for a QPR training click here.  

Virtual Let's Talk - Let's Talk is a brief, confidential conversation with a counselor. To register for a Let's Talk session click here 

Mental Health Jeopardy - To register click here.

Joying with GMA - To register click here.

Chat with Chill - To register click here.



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

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

If you are interested in joining The Hope Committee please contact:
Danielle Merolla at 



Do you know someone looking for help? Below are a list of on and off campus resources for the Stony Brook Community. 

On-Campus Resources

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

 Individual, couples and group therapy. Mindfulness meditation. Psychiatry services. 
CAPS Day Time Phone Number: (631) 632-6720
CAPS After Hours: (631) 632-6720, option 2

Virtual Let's Talk

Brief, informal, confidential conversation with a counselor available virtually for the Fall 2020 semester. 

Off-Campus Resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (24/7 Hotline)

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Response of Suffolk County (24/7 Hotline)

(631) 751-7500

The Trevor Lifeline (for LGBTQ* Students)

(866) 488-7386

Veterans Crisis Line

1-800-273-8255 (option 1)

Crisis Text Line

Text Hello to 741-741


"Strength comes from reaching out!"