UTRGV Medical School To Implement Suicide Prevention Program

EDINBURG, Texas - The UTRGV School of Medicine will soon implement a Suicide Prevention Program.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration awarded the school of medicine a three-year grant. The goal for the program is to raise awareness about suicide and what students and faculty can do to prevent it.

UTRGV received more than $300,000 for the suicide prevention program. According to the Suicide Prevention Resource Center, suicide is the leading cause of death among college students in the U.S.

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