Concerned about a student or classmate? Visit Kognito's website to learn effective ways to initiate a conversation with fellow students in distress and connect them with support.

Follow these steps to get started:

  1. Using a compatible browser such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, navigate to
  2. Create a new account by selecting “Click Here” above the email and password fields.
  3. Follow the prompts and enter the appropriate enrollment key:
    1. Faculty/Staff: unlvemp
    2. Students: unlvstudents
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to access the simulations page.
  5. Select the desired simulation tile and click “Launch” to begin the simulation.
Kognito's At-Risk for Faculty, Staff, and Students

Suicide Warning Signs

The following factors have been found to be related to the presence of suicidal risk. Please note: no single risk factor can be used to fully assess risk.

  • Threats to hurt or kill self
  • Previous suicide attempts
  • Searching for means of suicide (pills, weapons, other methods)
  • Preoccupation with death/dying
  • Recent losses
  • Hopelessness
  • Dramatic changes in mood
  • Substance use (especially increased use)
  • Feeling as if there are no solutions to problems
  • Withdrawing from social relationships
  • Unable to sleep or sleeping all the time
  • Family history of suicide
  • Impulsivity or poor self-control
  • Health problems (new diagnoses or worsening symptoms)
  • History of psychiatric diagnoses