Empathy as a College Suicide Prevention Strategy. Dori S. Hutchinson, Sc.D. Margaret Ross, MD Boston University. Our Reality…..Suicide is the second leading cause of death for college students. The Context of our Crisis. The “Me” Generation. Raised to feel good –everyone has a blue ribbon.
Dori S. Hutchinson, Sc.D.
Margaret Ross, MD
Collaboration with ACTIVE MINDS group to decrease loneliness associated with distress and increase empathy on campus for distress.
“Listening creates a holy silence. When you listen generously to people, they can hear the truth in themselves, often for the first time. And when you listen deeply and respond with empathy, you can know yourself in everyone.”-Rachel Remen, Kitchen Table Wisdom