​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The following information and website links are provided to assist you in becoming aware of the signs of a distressed student, things that you might do to help the student, signs of suicidal ideation, and when and how to make effective referrals for additional help.

When you are concerned about the wellbeing of a student or other member of the CMU community.   

​​Office of Student Affairs 
Are you concerned about a student?  The CMU ​​Office of Student Affairs has provided a ​set of procedures​ to follow when you have concerns with regard to a student’s health, safety, or behavior.  ​​

Interacting with Distressed Students

Tips for Faculty & Staff:  Helping Students in Distress

Helping a Friend or Family Member​

Making a Referral to the Counseling Cente​​r (pdf)

Suicide Prevention Brochure 20​​12 (pdf)​