International Survivors of Suicide Day
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention someone commits suicide every 14 minutes in the U.S.
If you are one of the millions of Americans who have been affected by suicide, join counseling professionals and survivors for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s 14th Annual International Survivors of Suicide Day on Saturday, November 17.
In addition to sharing their stories, attendees will hear experts from the BU community discuss what they know about suicide and grief. Speakers include Brother Larry Whitney, LC+, University Chaplain for Community Life; Margaret Ross, Director of Behavioral Medicine, Student Health Services; and Larry Kohn, Director of Development, Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation.
The event will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the Colloquium Room of the Photonics Center, 8 St. Mary’s Street.
The cost is $5 for students, $15 for the general public.