Campus - Ira Allen Chapel

College represents a huge transition and challenges for most young people. If you are experiencing signs of depression or suicidal thoughts you are not alone. Suicide is the second leading cause of death for college students. In a year 40% of college students will report feeling so depressed that it is hard for them to function. Ten percent will report thoughts of suicide. Know that if you are struggling, you are not alone.


If you think someone is considering suicide…


  • Recognize the warning signs
  • Take it seriously
  • Be willing to listen
  • Seek professional help
  • Stay with them


  • Leave the person alone
  • Minimize the situation
  • Try to argue the person out of suicide

UVM Resources

Police Services
(802) 656-3473 or 911

24 hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 273-TALK (8255)

Vermont 2-1-1 (a referral and information service)

Fletcher Allen Health Care Emergency Department
(802) 847-2434

Howard Mobile Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
(802) 656-2100

Counseling & Psychiatry Services
(802) 656-3340

Submit a CARE Form


Campus Connect

Campus Connect at UVM is a suicide prevention gatekeeper training. Learn more about bringing a training to your department.