Agora Celebrates 50 Years

Departmental News

Posted:  Oct 30, 2020 - 12:00pm

Dedication and service: Agora celebrates 50 years, remains one of the oldest crisis centers in the country.

In 1970, a University of New Mexico freshman in distress sought professional mental health help on campus. Unsuccessful in finding the help he needed, the student died by suicide. In response to the student’s death and spearheaded by then Psychology Chair Frank Logan, a group of students and professors founded Agora.

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