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The Student Counseling Center at Slippery Rock University supports and  promotes the psychological, academic and holistic health of Slippery Rock students. 

Every 15 minutes, someone dies by suicide. More than 32,000 people in the United States die by suicide every year, making suicide the 11th leading cause of death in this country. Though suicide attempts are not reported, it is estimated that close to one million people make a suicide attempt each year. Research has shown that 90 percent of people who die by suicide have a diagnosable psychiatric disorder at the time of their death, most often unrecognized or untreated depression. Suicide can be prevented. While some suicides occur without any outward warning, most people who are suicidal do give warnings. Prevent the suicide of loved ones by learning to recognize the signs of someone at risk, taking those signs seriously, and knowing how to respond to them.

It's OK to ask for help.

Student Counseling Center
Rhoads Hall 118
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA 16057

Phone: 724-738-2034
Fax: 724-738-4532
Hours: 8:00 am—4:30 pm, Monday—Friday

The Student Health Center is available for risk assessment and referral call 724-738-2052

The University Police are available 24/7 call 724-738-3333

The Center for Community Resources, Inc (CCR) is Butler County's Behavioral Health Crisis Intervention Services available 24/7 call the
Line: 800-292-3866

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline  call 1-800-274-TALK (8255)


Suicide Prevention is Everyone’s Responsibility