Faculty & Staff
Assisting Students in Distress
Includes general principles for recognizing signs of distress in students, talking with students about yours concerns, and making appropriate referrals.
Supplements the written guidelines by providing actual practice in faculty-student dialogs and making mental health referrals.
Provides supportive services to groups of students affected by traumatic events.
Recommended Mental Health and Stress Management Syllabus Statement
The purpose of this statement is to highlight the University of Minnesota’s commitment to student mental health and to connect students with appropriate campus resources. Download Mental Health and Stress Management Syllabus Statement .
Schedule Faculty and Staff Training for your Department or Unit!
This 90 minute interactive training session will highlight the state of mental health issues on campus, and provide practical language and concrete steps that faculty and staff members can utilize to assist students experiencing mental health related issues. Presenters will also identify existing campus resources that support faculty and staff in responding to students.
Contact Emily O’Hara, LICSW, Office for Student Affairs Care Manager, (612-625-2517), firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a training or for more information. See training details: Responding to Students in Distress: The 4R’s.