Counseling Services Hosts Competition for Preventative Resource Card Design

By Caitlin Burns | March 31, 2020

Arcadia’s Department of Counseling Services is hosting a design competition to help create a suicide prevention resource card with information about coping mechanisms and the resources available on campus.

Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to submit up to three different designs per person to Becca Bubb: by Monday, April 6. The winning design will be announced Friday, April 10, and earn a $50 Visa gift card. 

The resource card will be 3.5 x 2 inches, wallet-sized, and design entries should include both sides of the card. The graphics and colors are up to the designer, but the card must include this mandatory information, with blank spaces included for individuals to fill-in:

Arcadia Counseling Services Heinz Hall #38 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday): 215-572-2967

Suicide Prevention Lifeline (24/7/365): 800-273-8255

Crisis Text Line (24/7/365): text “hello” to 641-641

Trevor Project for LGBT Youth (24/7/365): 866-488-7386

Coping skills:

● Listen to upbeat music (maybe dance too!)

● Reach out to support(s): _______________

● Move your body: walk, yoga, work out

● Distract yourself: Youtube, Netflix, video games

● CALM app

● ______________________________

● ______________________________

To learn more about the mandatory content and additional instructions, contact Bubb or visit this link.