Venue: Throughout Campus
World Suicide Prevention Day
"800,000 people every year around the world die due to suicide and health professionals are at increased risk. A 2015 research studies has identified that nearly 23% of interns have had suicidal thoughts. With these statistics awareness is crucial to the whole St. George’s University community. Please join our community as we raise awareness about Suicide Prevention on Monday September 10th."
For more information on SGU's World Suicide Prevention Day event, check out the Facebook Event.
Inside Out + Free Hugs Campaign
IEA and UHP are partnering with SGU SVM's Wellness, IFMSA-Grenada, PHSA, and SGU's Pride & Equality to raise awareness for International Suicide Prevention Day! IEA/UHP volunteers will be promoting the Free Hugs plus Inside Out campaigns and be stationed at Open Modica, Student Center, Lower Charter, and Lower Taylor 11am - 1pm, plus Open Modica from 6pm - 8pm to promote the event. Basically, volunteers will be wearing their clothes inside out as they hand out flyers and give people free hugs!
“Everybody will be encouraged to wear their shirt or other items of clothing inside out to promote acceptance of everybody, irrespective of race, color, religion, gender, size or sexuality. The inside-out campaign is a call to discourage bullying and promote tolerance for all. Wear your clothes inside-out to show the world that what is on the inside is all that matters.”
IEA members will receive 1 Social Hour for each hour of participation. Please do not forget to submit your Honor Point(s) on our website after the event!
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