Former MTV ‘Real World’ Cast Member to Speak about Suicide Prevention

By , March 12, 2013 8:59 am

Nate Stodghill, a Kansas City area native and cast member of the ‘Real World: San Diego’ will speak about suicide prevention on Monday, March 18 at 7 pm in Student Union Multipurpose Room.

His message is based on his own experience in high school of losing a friend to suicide.  He will share his story and discuss how you can help a friend who may be struggling.  Stay after for the chance to meet Nate in person.

In the last year, 16% of UMKC students (and 19.9% of UMKC males) had suicidal thoughts – that’s about 2,500 students.  Of those, 47.8% sought help first from friends or family (60% for males with suicidal thoughts).  YOU may be the one a friend comes to when they are struggling.  Find out how to help them get the help they need!

More information can be found at

Sponsored by the Counseling CenterMissouri Partners in Prevention, UMKC Psi Chi/Psychology Club, and UMKC Student Veterans Organization.  Data from 2012 Missouri College Health Behavior Survey


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