Two students talking with each other. Be a Suspenders4Hope Mental Health Advocate | 4. Check in with your peers and encourage them to check on one another

To be a mental health advocate, Shockers should regularly check in on their peers and form networks of support with one another.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) will feature one step a day for the following two weeks on how to be a mental health advocate. Stay tuned for the next steps.

Two students talking with each other. Be a Suspenders4Hope Mental Health Advocate | 4. Check in with students and encourage them to check on one another

To be a mental health advocate, faculty and staff should regularly check in with students and encourage them to connect with their peers about their mental health.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) will feature one step a day for the following two weeks on how to be a mental health advocate. Stay tuned for the next steps.

Still from Alison's "Stories4Hope" video and the text. Be a Suspenders4Hope Mental Health Advocate. 3. Be visible, vocal and vulnerable by sharing your story

Step three for students to become Suspenders4Hope mental health advocates is for them to share their stories, like Alison has for fellow students, and be visible, vocal and vulnerable.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) will feature one step a day for the following two weeks on how to be a mental health advocate. Stay tuned for the next steps.

Still from John Kirk's "Stories4Hope" video and the text. Be a Suspenders4Hope Mental Health Advocate. 3. Be visible, vocal and vulnerable by sharing your story

Step three for faculty and staff to become Suspenders4Hope mental health advocates is for them to share their stories, like John Kirk has for his fellow students, and be visible, vocal and vulnerable.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) will feature one step a day for the following two weeks on how to be a mental health advocate. Stay tuned for the next steps.

Suspenders4Hope T-shirt. Be a Suspenders4Hope Mental Health Advocate. 2. Complete the free #WSUWeSupportU Preventing Suicide Training and encourage classmates to complete it, too. You will receive a Suspenders4Hope shirt

Step two in becoming a Suspenders4Hope mental health advocate is to complete the “Preventing Suicide” training to learn about the tools available to assist those in need. Participants will receive a Suspenders4Hope T-shirt at no additional charge upon completion of the training.

Students can sign up for training through the Suspenders4Hope homepage

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) will feature one step every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Stay tuned for the next steps.

Suspenders4Hope T-shirt. Be a Suspenders4Hope Mental Health Advocate. 2. Complete the free #WSUWeSupportU Preventing Suicide Training and encourage students to complete it, too. You will receive a free Suspenders4Hope shirt

Step two in becoming a Suspenders4Hope mental health advocate is to complete the “Preventing Suicide” training to learn about the tools available to assist those in need. Participants will receive a Suspenders4Hope T-shirt at no additional charge upon completion of the training.

Faculty and staff can sign up for training through the Suspenders4Hope homepage

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) will feature one step every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Stay tuned for the next steps.

Be a Suspenders4Hope Mental Health Advocate. 1. Utilize #WeSupportU Mental Wellness for students at wichita.edu/WellnessCardRequest.

The first step to being a Suspenders4Hope mental health advocate is to utilize the “WeSupportU” mental wellness in the classroom cards, which include various exercises for personal wellness, customized for you as a student.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) will feature one step every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Stay tuned for the next steps.

Be a Suspenders4Hope Mental Health Advocate. 1. Utilize #WeSupportU Mental Wellness in the Classroom Cards at wichita.edu/WellnessCardRequest.

The first step to being a Suspenders4Hope mental health advocate is to utilize the “WeSupportU” mental wellness in the classroom cards, which offer guidance on exercises faculty and staff can give to students to help improve their mental health.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) will feature one step every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Stay tuned for the next steps.

A WSU student in a Suspenders4Hope T-shirt. Be a Suspenders4Hope Mental Health Advocate. WSU students, there are seven steps to receive a certificate and recognition as a mental health advocate on campus. Please look for them in the upcoming weeks in Shocker Blast

For Shockers, there are seven steps to receive a certificate and recognition as a mental health advocate on campus.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) will feature one step every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Stay tuned for how to become a mental health advocate.

A WSU employee in a Suspenders4Hope T-shirt. Be a Suspenders4Hope Mental Health Advocate. WSU faculty and staff, there are seven steps to receive a certificate and recognition as a mental health advocate on campus. Please look for them in the upcoming weeks in WSU Today

For Wichita State faculty and staff, there are seven steps to receive a certificate and recognition as a mental health advocate on campus.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) will feature one step every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Stay tuned for how to become a mental health advocate.