Mental Health Awareness Month Features Schizophrenia Awareness Week, May 21

Support Schizophrenia Awareness Week by attending the BeST Center’s open house, featuring interactive activities, educational resources, prizes and refreshments.

Come any time between 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Monday, May 21 at the Community Support Services building, also known as the Consumer Educational Outreach Center, in Akron, Ohio to join the fun and learn what you can do to help people with schizophrenia.

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Did you know NEOMED partners with the Jed Foundation in suicide prevention work?

Students who are interested in making their voice heard on mental health topics are encouraged to send an email to the Mental Health Committee. Whether it’s a suggestion for a service or to nominate yourself to serve on the Committee, emails are welcome. Send them to

Get help for yourself

If you are having suicidal thoughts, or if you are experiencing an emotional or psychiatric crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1.800.273.8255 or go to the nearest emergency room.

Reporting concerns

If you believe there may be imminent danger of harm to a student or someone else, contact University Police at 330.325.5911 or 911.

Get counseling after office hours

If you urgently need to speak with a counselor after regular office hours, call 216.903.7873 and leave a message, including your full name and phone number. Please allow 15 minutes for a counselor to return your call.


Submitted by Carole Harwood

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