Mason Cares Program (Suicide Prevention)

Housed in Counseling and Psychological Services, Mason CARES supports suicide prevention and mental health awareness efforts at  Mason.

Through the G8Keeper suicide-prevention campaign, students learn how to respond to other students in crisis. The program focuses on:

  • Why people attempt suicide
  • Warning signs of suicide
  • Myths about suicide
  • How to talk to a person about suicide
  • How to respond to a person in crisis
  • How to make a referral to professional help