Supporting a Student in Crisis

Is the student a danger to self or others, or does the student need immediate assistance for any reason?

The student is a danger to self, others or needs immediate assistance

Call University Safety at 260-982-5999 or if immediate danger, call 911

Personal Crisis

A personal crisis typically occurs when an individual has exhausted all or most of their perceived coping skills, self-esteem, social support and power regarding an experience, situation or event. Some examples of a personal crisis may include:
  • Making suicidal or homicidal threats
  • Experiencing a loss, i.e., a recent death
  • Witnessing a traumatic event
  • Being a victim of a crime
  • Experiencing hallucinations
  • Sexual assault
  • Any other debilitating concerns

Make a referral to Spartan Success

After hours additional assistance:
For residential students, call University Safety, hall directors, or on call staff who live in the residence halls at 260-982-5999. For nonresidential students, call local police within the student’s area of residence and ask for a wellness check for the individual of concern.