MasonCARES Suicide Prevention Training

Students eating in Southside Dining. Photo by Evan Cantwell/Creative Services/George Mason University

To support members of the Mason community in helping students access assistance, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) provides MasonCARES (Campus Awareness, Referral and Education for Suicide Prevention), a two-hour “gatekeeper” training. Participants will learn: • Why people attempt suicide • Warning signs of suicide • Myths about suicide • How to talk to a person about suicide • How to respond to a person in crisis • How to make a referral. Anyone who completes the training will receive a Certificate of Completion as a gatekeeper for suicide prevention at George Mason University.

Register online at

For questions, contact Vicki Dominick, CAPS, at 703-993-2380 or

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