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Assisting Students in Distress (ASD) — Written Guidelines

Assisting Students in Distress (ASD) provides guidelines for faculty and staff of the University of Minnesota to assist student in distress. If a situation is creating distress for you as the responder, you may contact the Employee Assistance Program.

How to Use This Site

Step 1: Refer to the general guidelines. These include answers to commonly asked questions.

Step 2: Look at the distress specific guidelines. This page goes into detail regarding several types of distressing situations students commonly face.

Step 3: Refer to the list of University resources for additional information and services.

Mental Health Information and Resources for Faculty and Staff Download PDF

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