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UVU hosts third annual Suicide Prevention Conference

Over 500 community members and students attended the third annual Suicide Prevention Conferences Hosted by Utah Valley University held on Oct. 4. Keynote speaker and author Craig Miller gave a personal opening address about his own experience with mental illness and suicide. The room fell silent as Miller shared his own touching experience from youth […]

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How YOU can be the 20 seconds, advice from a UVU student

Suicide is a public mental health issue that affects many. According to the Utah Department of Health, 10 people end their own life every day. Utah has the fifth highest suicide rate in the U.S, and this rate is steadily increasing. In 2016, 32 people between the ages of 10 and 17 ended their life. […]

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Hope for Help club plants pinwheels for mental health awareness

Jeanette Blain | News Editor | [email protected] Photo credit: Julie Ostler | Assistant Photo Editor | @jules1lo   The Hope for Help club planted 600 red pinwheels in the grass around campus, Oct. 5-9, to kick-start their “Your Story Matters” campaign. The goal of the campaign is to help raise awareness for mental health issues. […]

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