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Memphis STEPS stands for Suicide Training, Education, and Prevention Services. It is a collaborative effort between the psychology, counseling, student development, and student life programs to inform students, faculty, staff, and the university community about suicide as well as mental and behavioral health problems associated with suicide.

Other goals of STEPS are to draw awareness to the prevention and intervention resources and services available within the university community; develop and implement training in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of individuals suffering with behavioral or mental health problems; and to promote health seeking behaviors by removing the stigmas associated with mental/behavioral problems, and seeking help for them.

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If you or someone you know are in crisis, please call either the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK or call 911.
Inclusion of any websites or their information found on this website do not constitute endorsement by the Memphis STEPS program; the websites and their information are provided because they offer useful information about suicide prevention and mental health promotion.
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