Faculty and staff play a key role in identifying and responding to distressed students. Faculty and staff are, most often, the “first responders” to come in contact with students in trouble. Responding to students in distress, however, can be confusing and overwhelming, especially in the absence of clear guidelines. Therefore, we have prepared this resource guide to assist you in responding to students in distress.
Respond and act with care and diligence
Act in the best interest of the student
Locate the appropriate college and community resources
Provide culturally sensitive services
If you wish to consult with a professional, or believe that a student should do so,
please contact the: