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Attend an event for a chance to win a t-shirt or contact us to order one for only $3.
March 7: NCADA- Alcohol and Other Drugs, 12:15-12:45 ASI 105
April 3: It's On Us-Sexual Assault Awareness
April 26: Take Back the Night 5:30pm Field House, http://dev.jeffco.edu/TBTN
May 8: Sweet Success: Cake and/or cookies will be handed out at various locations on campus while supplies last.
- Know Your Six
- "Stress Less, Test Anxiety"
- "Prescription Drugs & Heroin"
- "The Impact of Trauma"-Domestic Violence Awareness Month
- Project Semicolon and Suicide Warning Signs
- Jefferson College Suicide Prevention Training Program
- It's On Us
- Comtrea On-Campus
- Academic Success Center (ASC)
- Jefferson College Library
- Jefferson College Peer Tutoring
- Jefferson County Health Department
- Jefferson County Drug Prevention Coalition (J.C.D.P.C.), @JeffCoDPC
- Jefferson College Alcohol and Other Drug Report
- Comtrea On-Campus
- Employee Assistance Program
- Al-Anon & Alateen
- Alcoholics Anonymous
- Narcotics Anonymous
- A Safe Place Presentation Handouts
- A Safe Place's Leaflet of Services
- COMTREA's A Safe Place
- Jefferson College Non-Discrimination page on Sexual Misconduct
- Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
- National Domestic Violence Hotline
- National Sexual Assault Hotline
Project Semicolon is an organization dedicated to the prevention of suicide. Participants received a temporary tattoo symbolizing how "your story is not over". They also received information on Ask, Listen, Refer, the Interactive Stress and Depression Screener, and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
According to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, the following signs may mean someone is at risk for suicide. Risk is greater if a behavior is new or has increased and if it seems related to a painful event, loss, or change.
- Talking about wanting to die or to kill themselves
- Looking for a way to kill themselves, like searching online or buying a gun
- Talking about feeling hopeless or having no reason to live
- Talking about feeling trapped or in unbearable pain
- Talking about being a burden to others
- Increasing the use of alcohol or drugs
- Acting anxious or agitated; behaving recklessly
- Sleeping too little or too much
- Withdrawing or isolating themselves
- Showing rage or talking about seeking revenge
- Extreme mood swings
If you or someone you know exhibits any of these, seek help by calling the Lifeline at 1-800-273-(8255).
This program was designed to help faculty, staff, and students prevent suicide by teaching you to:
- Identify people at risk for suicide
- Recognize the risk factors, protective factors, and warning signs of suicide
- Respond to and get help for people at risk
This program takes about 20 minutes to complete. It is intended to be educational rather than therapeutic.
RECOGNIZE that non-consensual sex is sexual assault.
IDENTIFY situations in which sexual assault may occur.
INTERVENE in situations where consent has not or cannot be given.
CREATE an environment in which sexual assault is unacceptable and survivors are supported