September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and today is World Suicide Prevention Day — a day where the fight to end suicide is recognized on a global platform.
Laura Shannonhouse, associate professor in the Department of Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS), and CPS students Hannah Cowart, Brittany Jones, […]
A $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) researchers are developing and evaluating the Belonging and Empathy, With Intentional Targeted Helping (BE WITH) project, which is designed to reduce social isolation, loneliness and elevated suicide risk in racially diverse older adults, the demographic hardest hit by COVID-19.
Doctoral student Mary Chase Mize has been named the 2020 recipient of the American Counseling Association’s (ACA) Glen E. Hubele National Graduate Student Award.
In an article in the Exemplar journal Dr. Laura Shannonhouse, H.O.P.E. Lab students and other faculty write about a counselor’s role in suicide prevention.
Laura Shannonhouse, Ph.D. took part in a summit in Washington, D.C. The focus was on mental health treatment for those most often overlooked by the system.
During September, October and November members of H.O.P.E. were heavily involved in various activities surrounding suicide prevention.
Hamlet the Therapy Dog works with Happy Tails Pet Therapy and is the H.O.P.E. lab’s mascot. Therapy animals, or animal-assisted therapy, is used more and more in hospitals, nursing homes, schools and other environments to help with stress, among other things.