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Comedian and mental health activist Kevin Breel highlights fourth annual Walk for Hope, March 28

Participants in the fourth annual Walk for Hope on Saturday, March 28, will wear, for the first time, the same t-shirt. For the past three years, walkers who joined the trek to raise awareness about depression and suicide among college students donned t-shirts in colors that marked their affiliation to one of four area colleges ...More


At third annual Walk for Hope, EMU alumni to perform and speak in support of depression and suicide awareness

The Steel Wheels are cruising into Eastern Mennonite University from a Northeast tour on Saturday, March 29, just in time for a cause close to their hearts. A few years ago, songwriter and lead singer Trent Wagler ’02 wrote “Lay Down Lay Low,” based on the true story of a friend who contemplated suicide but did not go through with it. That song ...More

CoachLink Aims To Save Lives

Born Out Of Tragedy, EMU Program Provides Mentors To Ease Transition To College Life By Kate Elizabeth Queram, Daily News-Record When he sat down to write his son Austin’s obituary last fall, Bibb Frazier was faced with a choice. He could be purposely vague about how the 22-year-old died, or he could say, straightforwardly, that it was suicide, caused ...More