SAFE Now Project Overview
Ellen Gold and Erin Snapp discuss SAFE Now
Listen and watch as Ellen Gold and Erin Snapp discuss the importance of SAFE Now for ending negative stigma on campus regarding suicide and mental health issues.
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- Increase help-seeking behaviors among EMU students and reduce the stigma those students feel for seeking care and support
- Reduce the negative attitudes and myths about mental illness and suicide that are framed in stigma, fear, and a lack of accurate information
- Increase the number of students, faculty, and staff who are able to recognize and respond to students experiencing mental health distress
Create a coordinated network of students, faculty, and staff, along with campus departments
and organizations that work together to promote mental health and suicide prevention
- Unify current efforts and build a university wide infrastructure
- Implement and update training programs
- Provide educational seminars
- Promote local/college based hotlines through campaigning and new website
- Update and develop new informational materials that address warning signs and risk and identify appropriate actions