Conference focuses attention on suicide prevention in higher education

Andrew Onimus, director of corporate programs for Minding Your Mind, delivers the keynote address to the conference.

Andrew Onimus, director of corporate programs for Minding Your Mind, delivers the keynote address to the conference.

Andrew Onimus was a dean’s list student, a captain of the track team and a defensive back on the football team at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pa. But, in 2014 during his senior year in college, Onimus was something else as well – suicidal.

Onimus’ struggles began with anxiety, battling panic attacks and depression….

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TROY’s College of Education presents books to Valiant Cross Academy scholars

Faculty from TROY's College of Education present books to scholars at Valiant Cross Academy as a part of the Warriors for Reading initiative.

Faculty from TROY's College of Education present books to scholars at Valiant Cross Academy as a part of the Warriors for Reading initiative.

Troy University’s College of Education has equipped a new group of Montgomery school children to be “Warriors for Reading,” thanks to the donation of more than 170 books to students at Valiant Cross Academy.

The donation, which took place Friday at Valiant Cross, followed a donation drive on the University’s Montgomery Campus that saw faculty,…

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Grant enables Troy University professors to launch suicide prevention program

A grant is funding a suicide prevention program led by Drs. Kanessa Doss, Sherrionda Crawford and Shelley Reed.

A grant is funding a suicide prevention program led by Drs. Kanessa Doss, Sherrionda Crawford and Shelley Reed.

Three Troy University professors are working to raise awareness about suicide risk factors and provide resources to aid in its prevention thanks to a grant from the Alabama Department of Public Health and its Bureau of Health Promotion and Chronic Disease through a cooperative agreement with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Dr….

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