Suicide Prevention And Mental Health Awareness Event Draws Crowd to URIApril 1, 2019 |
by G. Wayne Miller
“Suicide prevention and mental-health awareness is something that’s just so important. It needs to be vocalized more on campus.”
Thus did University of Rhode Island junior Kylee Harris capture the essence not only of the school’s annual “Be 5K” fund-raising walk and run Sunday but also URI’s overall approach to caring for the minds of its community members — an approach that has placed in it a leadership position among colleges in the state and beyond.