The Center for Prevention and Outreach launched two programs named “Let’s Talk” and “Resilience, Empowerment, Access, Care and Healing Groups” for SBU students to connect with counselors and peers concerning their mental health and emotional needs.
When a majority of the student body evacuated campus and classes shifted to an online format, Stony Brook University’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) transitioned quickly to a remote format for the rest of the year.
The Center for Prevention and Outreach (CPO) asked senior English major and jazz minor, Salvatore Fratto, to play a song at a rally in the Student Activities Center before the second annual “Walk of Hope.”
As students looped around in assembly lines, they placed pamphlets providing guidance, a cloth towel, toiletries, cosmetic kits, deodorant, tissues, writing utensils and a blue bouncy ball into bright blue bags.
Stony Brook’s Center for Prevention and Outreach (CPO) was one of the 20 schools in the nation to secure the 2018 Garrett Lee Smith Campus Suicide Prevention Grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.