The SDSM&T Counseling Staff provide Gatekeeper programs to faculty, staff, and students throughout the year. Gatekeeper is a program designed to make people more sensitive to the problem of suicide as well as to give people tools to help persons considering suicide the appropriate help. The SDSM&T counseling staff is trained to assist persons considering suicide and help those persons regain a sense of purpose and meaning. If you are concerned about someone, then please contact the SDSM&T Counseling Department.
Suicide Prevention Basics: Follow this link to view pages from the South Dakota Suicide Prevention Strategy. Learn warning signs a person might exhibit if he or she is suicidal and how you might take action to save a life.
Front Porch Coalition – 1 (605) 348-6692
Crisis Care Center – 1 (605) 391-4863
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1 (800) 273-TALK
NIMH – Information on suicide prevention and risks from the National Institute of Mental Health
Gatekeeper 2 – South Dakota School of Mines & Technology's suicide prevention program