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Suicide: College and Universities

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"Suicide and suicidal behaviors are a major concern for colleges and universities. Suicide is a leading cause of death among college and university students in the United States (see Scope of the Problem section). In addition to the students who die by suicide, many others struggle with suicidal thoughts and other mental health problems. Fortunately, colleges and universities also provide unique opportunities for comprehensive suicide prevention planning."

This article from the Suicide Prevention Resource Center describes explains why suicide prevention is important and how colleges and universities can take action.

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