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Statewide Programs

The ACTS Department in association with Partners in Prevention (PIP) implement prevention services to encourage, support, and promote healthy living for all students. We seek to make students aware of the issues associated with unhealthy behaviors through education and up-to-date information. Our goal is to educate students to help them make responsible and safe choices!

We work with many departments on campus, including Student Activities, Residence Hall Association, and Wellness, as well as, state wide partners and programs to assist in the dissemination of the information.

Ask. Listen. Refer.

The Missouri Southern State University Suicide Prevention Training Program was designed to help faculty, staff, and students prevent suicide by teaching you to:

  • identify people at risk for suicide
  • recognize the risk factors, protective factors, and warning signs of suicide
  • respond to and get help for people at risk

Suicide Prevention Resources is an online network committed to suicide prevention on Missouri's public school campuses.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline No matter what problems you are struggling with, hurting yourself isn't the answer. Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a counselor at a Lifeline crisis center near you.


  • e-CHUG is an online tutorial program that educates on how the body responds to alcohol, including how to calculate blood alcohol content.
  • e-TOKE is a marijuana-specific brief assessment and feedback took designed to reduce use among college students, The assessment take about 10-15 minutes to complete, is self-guided, and requires no face-to-face contact time with a counselor or administrator.