As faculty and staff, you can play a crucial role in identifying and assisting distressed or disruptive students. If a situation appears imminently life-threatening, call 911 or UCPD (310-825-1491). Peruse these other resources to guide you in helping your students.
See Workshops & Trainings to participate in specialized mental health trainings for faculty and staff.
Download the UCOP Promoting Student Mental Health Guide - A Guide for UC Faculty and Staff. The guide provides in-depth information about mental health and examine the role faculty and staff members can play in providing a supportive academic environment and assisting students who may be in distress. The guide includes examples of what to say when approaching a student, outlines common mental health concerns, explores how culture impacts wellness, explains how to make a referral or report a student of concern, offers instructional tips on how faculty and staff can avoid causing undue stress, includes an FAQ section on our privacy policies, and much much more!
Creating a Culture of Health - Staff Recommendations Checklist
Creating a Culture of Health - Faculty Recommendations Checklist