You don't have to be an expert in mental health to notice when someone is struggling with stress, sadness, or anxiety. With Kognito you can learn how to best support them when they are struggling with mental health. Kognito's online, interactive suicide prevention training is evidence-based and will build your awareness, knowledge, skills and confidence when talking about mental health issues, preparing you to be a resource when someone is in need.
Kognito's module takes approximately 30-45 minutes to complete, and you may stop and start at your convenience. Simply log back in and pick up where you left off.
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Module time: Approximately 40-45 minutes
Kognito uses simulated conversations to prepare you for real-life situations and conversations. Talking to virtual students struggling with various mental health concerns, you can learn ways to give support and encouragement, bring up uncomfortable or stigmatized topics, and direct students towards resources on campus.
Kognito's online, interactive training is evidence-based and will build your awareness, knowledge, skills and confidence when talking about mental health issues, preparing you to be a resource when someone is in need.
Statistics from the Fall 2021 WVU National College Health Assessment
Students are subject to a variety of stressful experiences including increased academic pressures and responsibilities and peer support has long been recognized as important in prevention.
Faculty and staff are in an ideal position to engage in early intervention and prevention of mental health issues.