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Counseling Center emphasizes suicide prevention resources

Image courtesy of suicidepreventionlifeline.org September is National Suicide Prevention Month but at CSU-Pueblo and universities across the nation, suicide awareness and prevention are essential year-round. In colleges nationwide, 47 to 67 percent of students have mental health issues, a CSU-Pueblo mental health official said. Carol Daugherty, director of Student Health and Counseling Services at CSU-Pueblo, said she wants staff and students to be educated on suicide prevention and to create awareness that resources are always available to them, no matter what state of mind they are in. “The top two...