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 Center (pdf)
Suicide Prevention Brochure 2012 (pdf)