Student Counseling Center

Upcoming Events come and join us...

QPR - Question, Persuade, Refer - Suicide Prevention Awareness Training 

Offered every fall and spring.


What?      QPR Training (Question, Persuade, Refer) - SUICIDE AWARENESS - Steve Button, with Suicide Prevention of the Inland Northwest, will present the training.

When?     Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 3pm - 5pm

Where?    SAC 208

Why?        So you can gain knowledge about suicide, suicide warning signs, and how to help prevent it.

LC State Employees – sign up on PDT webpage. 

Students – email or call 208-792-2211 to sign up.

Coeur d'Alene students will be connected by Zoom.

Drug Take Back Day

Next Drug Take Back Day will be in April 2021.

Prescription Drug Take Back - Turn in your unused or expired prescription medications for safe disposal at Drug Take Back Day 

Wednesday, October 21st, 10am-2pm -- LC State Library Parking Lot

Accepted : Prescription Drugs, Over-the-Counter Drugs, Pet Medication, Vitamins/Supplements

Not Accepted: Syringes, Liquids, Needles, Inhalers

Contact or call 208-792-2211 with questions. 

"Taking Action, Saving Lives" Conference

Please check back in spring 2021 for the next conference.

2020 Conference - Taking Action, Saving Lives - Substance Use, Dual Diagnosis and the Impact of COVID-19 on Suicide Prevention

Student Scholarships Available

Friday, November 16, 2020 -

Hosted by Suicide Prevention of the Inland Northwest (SPIN) with presenting sponsor Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield, this conference will focus on suicide prevention risk assessment, working with suicidal intent and co-occurring substance use disorders, and best practices in improving medication compliance.

Presented by board-certified psychiatrists Dr. Jim Polo, MD and Dr. Nicholas Phillips, MD. 

4.5 CEs provided

Please contact SPIN at for more information.

 Fresh Check Day

Information below is for Fall 2020 - Updated information for Fresh Check Day 2021 will be provided in Fall 2021.

DATE: WEDNESDAY, October 7, 2020 | TIME: 10 am - 2 pm | LOCATION: Walkway east of SUB


 Fresh Check Day is a fun event with interactive booths, free food, and awesome prizes!

If you are interested in volunteering for this event, please contact Doug Steele at

If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or call or text the Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-208-398-HELP (4357).