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Loyola's Suicide Prevention Program

Suicide prevention and intervention is an important issue for the Wellness Center.  The Suicide Prevention Program at Loyola's Wellness Center involves efforts to expand awareness of mental health issues among faculty, staff, administrators, students and their families; to de-stigmatize the seeking of mental health services and increase help-seeking behaviors; and to enhance collaboration among those who have regular, direct contact with students, key service providers on campus, and Wellness Center staff. Please click on these links to learn more:

If You Need Help Or Are In Crisis

During Wellness Center Hours:

Contact the Wellness Center at 773.508.2530 or Dial-A-Nurse at 773.508.8883.

After Wellness Center Hours:

If you live on campus, you may also contact your Resident Director, who will know exactly where to obtain assistance.

What To Do If You Think Someone Is Suicidal

The chance of suicide can often be reduced by sensitive responses to the person in crisis. If you think someone you know may be suicidal, you should:

Information in these pages adapted in part from the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American Association of Suicidology, the Jed Foundation, and the Suicide Prevention Resource Center.


Wellness Center
Loyola University Chicago · 6439 N. Sheridan Road, Suite 311, Chicago, IL 60626
Phone: 773.508.2530 · Fax: 773.508.8790

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