An Open Letter from President Martin

November 6, 2012

An open letter to the Amherst Community:

I write to you today with an enormous sense of sorrow. Yesterday, a website for the Good Men Project posted a suicide note written by a former Amherst student, Trey Malone, who took his own life in June 2012. Trey's death is a tragedy. My deepest sympathies are with his family members and friends, who have suffered the most painful imaginable loss.

Depression & suicidal feelings

Depression

National Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-TALK
According to the National College Health Assessment, 31% of students reported feeling so depressed it was

Suicide Prevention

National Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-TALK
While suicide is rare, it is the second leading cause of death among college students.

An Open Letter from President Martin

November 6, 2012

An open letter to the Amherst Community:

I write to you today with an enormous sense of sorrow. Yesterday, a website for the Good Men Project posted a suicide note written by a former Amherst student, Trey Malone, who took his own life in June 2012. Trey's death is a tragedy. My deepest sympathies are with his family members and friends, who have suffered the most painful imaginable loss.

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