Kognito is an online, interactive training that builds awareness, knowledge, and skills about mental health and suicide prevention. It prepares users to lead real-life conversations with fellow students and colleagues who are in distress and how to connect them with the support they need.
Enroll as a student:
Log in using your HawkID and password
On the Compliance and Qualifications page, select the My Training tab at the top of the page
Under the My Training tab, click on the Enroll in Courses button
On the Self Enroll in a Course page, in the Course Title box search for “suicide prevention”
In the search results click on the View Details button for the Kognito Suicide Prevention, Students FY 20 course
Follow on screen prompts to open and take the online training now.
You're not alone. Whether you have struggled with suicide yourself or have lost a loved one, know you are not alone. Hear about personal experiences from people in your local community whose lives have been impacted by suicide.
You don’t need special training to have an open, authentic conversation about mental health – and often, just talking about it can be the first important step in understanding where someone is with their mental health, and helping them get support or treatment if needed.
Here are some quick pointers you can use for having a #RealConvo with the people in your life.
A Conversation can change a life. R U OK? inspire and empower everyone to meaningfully connect with the people around them and start a
conversation with those in their world who may be struggling with life.
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