The campus community can play a vital role in helping students who are in distress. Your expression of interest, concern, and compassion is an important factor to provide support and intervention toward students obtaining the assistance they need. Use the following table to determine whom to contact when faced with a distressed or distressing student:

Situation Contact
The student's conduct is clearly and imminently reckless, disorderly, dangerous, or threatening including self-harm behavior.  Call 911
The student shows signs of distress, but I am unsure how serious it is. My interaction has left me feeling uneasy and/or really concerned about the student. Consult with and/or refer to the BICT  TEAM
I'm not concerned for the student's immediate safety, but the student is having significant academic and/or personal issues and could use some support or additional resources Refer student to the BICT  TEAM

Call 805-289-6346 to consult with a member of the BICT Team