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Past Events

June 28, 2012
Study Break Oasis and Veterans Celebration
Memphis STEPS is joining with the Adult & Commuter Student Services as well as the Veterans' Office on campus to host a celebration on June 28th in the University of Memphis Rose Theater Lobby. This event combines a Study Break Oasis before final exams (with plenty of goody bags and games) and a thank you to all of the veteran students on campus!

June 15, 2012
Workshop on African-American Experiences and Coping
A workshop on coping with life's challenges based on slave narratives and other lessons from a painful past.

April 20 - 21, 2012
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
This two-day intensive, interactive and practice-dominated training is designed to help people recognize risk and learn how to intervene to prevent suicide.

Through group discussion, audiovisual components, lecture, Socratic questioning, large and small group simulations, and other core training processes, participants will be able to see, hear, and learn the information and practice the skills needed to provide “first aid” for suicide prevention.

November 19-22, 2011
Tennessee Counseling Association Conference Hilton Hotel, Memphis TN

November 10, 2011
Active Minds meeting

October 27, 2011

Active Minds Meeting

October 7, 2011
QPR Suicide Prevention Training
A suicide prevention training program that focused on the procedure of Question, Persuade, Refer. Those who participated received certification.

September 15-16, 2011
“Life Matters” by Playback Memphis
A impromptu performance based entirely off the experiences and stories of the audience.

September 15, 2011
Feeling Blue Day
STEPS brought suicide awareness and prevention to the U of M campus by handing out material such as brochures, suicide hotline information, and suicide prevention wristbands. In the UC STEPS hosted face painting (to paint the campus Blue) and hands-on activities that allowed students to take a minute away from school and consider the importance of taking care of self and others.

September 7, 2011
Collierville HS STEPS presentation & Richardson Towers presentation
Informative and interactive presentation about suicide awareness and prevention.

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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