Grace House Joins Georgia Tech’s Inaugural Suicide Prevention Week

In conjunction with Georgia Tech’s inaugural Suicide Prevention Week, September 8-14, Grace Coffee House will present events that highlight fellowship, student service and suicide prevention.

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September 8
Grace Coffee House will host a Career Fair interview course at 7 p.m. and resume critiques by local professionals from 8-10 p.m. Open to all Georgia Tech students about to embark on a career search.

September 9
On Monday, Grace House will kick off its new ministry programs with their #wellgowithyou, Random Acts of Kindness, and Weekend Food Pantry campaigns, as well as new faculty and staff support groups.

September 10 and 12
QPR Training will be offered from 7-9 p.m. QPR Training teaches people how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone for help.

September 12
On Thursday, Grace House will host a Notes of Encouragement Writing Campaign from 1-6 p.m. during their Coffee House, followed by an interfaith prayer service at 6 p.m.

September 13
From 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Friday, volunteers will distribute the Notes of Encouragement to students on the Tech Walkway. Art therapy will be offered by Sabrina Samuel at 3 p.m. and the Weekend Food Pantry will be open 3-5 p.m. at Grace House, encouraging any student experiencing food insecurity to come by and fill up their grocery bag.

Grace Coffee House is a joint ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta and the Southeastern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). We proudly serve the Georgia Tech community in Atlanta, Georgia. Grace provides students with an opportunity for friendship, spiritual direction, an authentic community, community service, and a home away from home.

To learn more, contact Kathryn P. Folk, Campus Missioner, KatPierce@gmail.com