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Project Semicolon spreads suicide awareness for students

Trojan Outreach, a student-led organization, is spearheading the project at the Troy Campus.

Trojan Outreach, a student-led organization, is spearheading the project at the Troy Campus.

Troy University’s Trojan Outreach is raising suicide awareness with Project Semicolon, which will last the whole of September.

Trojan Outreach is a peer-led education organization within Troy University’s Student Services division where student leaders are committed to promoting and influencing a culture that is focused on health, wellness and safety by empowering and engaging…

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Second annual Suicide Prevention Conference raises awareness

The virtual conference takes place Sept. 10 and is hosted by the Troy University Suicide Prevention Coalition.

The virtual conference takes place Sept. 10 and is hosted by the Troy University Suicide Prevention Coalition.

The second annual Alabama Higher Education Suicide Prevention Conference is scheduled for Sept. 10.

The conference is to be facilitated by Troy University faculty members Dr. Kanessa Miller Doss, Dr. Sherrionda Crawford, and Dr. Shelley Reed, who have been in charge of the Suicide Prevention Program since it was introduced last year.

The conference…

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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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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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