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Student Crisis Information

CALL 911 to report an emergency or life-threatening situation.   

 

For non-emergencies, call Bridgewater State University Police at 508.531.1212.
View BSU Police Emergency Procedures

When a student is in crisis or feeling overwhelmed, 桥水提供资源和支持,帮助管理困难的情况. Whether the issue is related to a student’s health, welfare, mental health, physical safety, financial insecurity or another concern, 我们的CARE(危机-评估-转介-评估)团队和其他BSU专业人员在这里提供帮助.

Students, their families, faculty, 我们鼓励图书管理员和工作人员查看以下资源,以便在危机情况下帮助学生.

Student Crisis Resources

Additional Crisis Resources

Frequently Asked Questions

Suicide Prevention

If you can’t be sure that yourself, or the person in distress, can keep themselves safe from serious harm then calling 911 is the right move. 最好是打电话寻求指导和帮助,而不是怀疑自己是否做得足够.

Anyone who is depressed, going through a hard time, needs to talk, or is thinking about suicide can call or text the 988 lifeline to talk or text chat. 生命线顾问在这里倾听并支持你度过你可能面临的任何困难时期.
Possibly, but only if it’s necessary. If you call the BSU after hours service, 电话里的临床医生会判定病人有生命危险, 然后会联系警察,方便他们把你送到最近的医院(如果你在学校的话,可以去布罗克顿医院)。. The national suicide hotline has a similar protocol, designed to keep people safe when they’re feeling suicidal.
No. 警察协助校园里的每一个心理健康紧急情况,并在回应心理健康电话方面受过高度训练. 他们到达现场评估情况,并确保有关人员被安全运送到可以提供护理的设施. If the police assess a situation and find that transport is not necessary, 他们与波士顿州立大学健康中心合作,确保学生能够跟进他们的心理健康危机. 在所有这些情况下,警察都很乐意提供协助,这是他们对社区警务承诺的一部分.

There are many ways to get involved. For example:

  • Learn how to have productive conversations about mental health with our Kognito mental health training module, available to all BSU students and employees.
  • Join the student group Active Minds, who focus on mental health advocacy.
  • Take Professor Hoke’s PSYC350 Mental Health Advocacy course.
  • Join the Wellness Center in our various programs, including National Suicide Awareness Month (Fall), Movies for Mental Health (Fall), and our annual Out of the Darkness walk to support suicide prevention (Spring).

Overdose Prevention

In areas other than approved or licensed locations, 禁止任何人出现在有酒精饮料容器的地方, whether those containers are full, partially full or empty. Except for employment or other permissive purposes, 21岁以下的学生不得携带酒精或酒精容器. Please see the full Alcohol Policy.
当学生通过联系ladbrokes立博中文版警察或居住生活和住房工作人员帮助醉酒或受损的个人时, it is up to the discretion of the Director of Community Standards, or designee, to determine if any involved parties, student organizations the Community Standards process.  这并不排除对其他违反大学标准的行为采取行动,例如造成或威胁人身伤害, damage to property, harassment, hazing, or violations of the Title IX Sexual Harassment Policy.
No, the campus does not currently host an AA meeting. For a listing of AA meetings close to campus please visit the Bridgewater Alcoholics Anonymous.
BSU警察提供关于使用阿片类拮抗剂纳洛酮(Narcan)的培训。. For more information please contact Detective Sargent McAvoy of the BSUPD.
纳洛酮可以在“纳洛克斯箱”中找到,可以在RSU的咨询台附近找到,也可以在大多数宿舍的AED单元箱中找到.

Sexual Assault

Please review the “confidentiality and reporting” section of the EO/Title IX website. 如果你想和校园里的人谈论性侵犯在你不知道是否会报案之前, 请务必ladbrokes立博中文版的校园“保密”支持(健康/SVAS)。.
健康中心的临床工作人员和性暴力倡导和支持中心(SVAS)的工作人员可以提供保密支持.
Please review the “preserving evidence的网页,以了解如何在袭击发生后立即采取行动. Please remember that you are not alone and BSU has many resources to assist you through this difficult time.

Domestic Abuse

There are many resources available to help you. 我们建议您首先解决您的安全和任何弱势群体(未成年人)的安全问题, elderly). 请联系当地警察局或BSU警察局了解更多有关法律干预的信息. For shelters and other resources please check out this list of resources by county.
Yes, there are several ways to get assistance. 您可以在SVAS中心、BSU健康中心或BSU警察处寻求咨询. 即使你们不住在一起,关系暴力也可能发生,我们在这里帮助你们寻找安全.

Emergency Housing

Yes. There are several options that may be available to you depending on your situation. The first move would be to contact Eileen Estudante, our single point of contact on Housing Insecurity, and set up a time to discuss your concern.
当没有其他可行的选择时,BSU有时可以通过我们的学生应急基金帮助学生. We can also help students, or the family they are living with, get in contact with winter fuel assistance through state supported programs. Contact MA LIHEAP for more info.
居住生活和住房办公室将很乐意与您合作,看看这是否是一个有意义的选择.

CARE Team

If you have concerns about a student's behavior or life experiences that do not necessitate and immediate response, you may submit a referral to the CARE Team. 如有紧急情况,请拨打校园电话911或508与大学警察联系.531.1212.

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The CARE Team will evaluate the referral and determine the appropriate response. The CARE Team will also notify other university officials as warranted.

BSU Student Resources

At BSU, 我们理解课堂外的压力源对学生成功的影响. 我们也了解高等教育的巨大成本,以及上大学对你的工作和基本生活的总体影响. 我们整理了以下资源,可以帮助你缓解挣扎,为成功做好准备.

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How to Talk to Students

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HOW TO BRING IT UP

It’s often a relief to students to know that people at the university notice and care.
  • Broach the subject in a caring, supportive way
  • Clearly express your concerns in non-disparaging non-confrontational terms.
  • Remind the student of their personal responsibility as a member of the community
  • Respect the student’s privacy but do not promise confidentiality
Two people sitting in chairs and talking

HOW TO TALK ABOUT IT

Whether you or a student broaches the topic, it is important to have privacy and some time without interruption.
  • Don’t minimize the problem or solve too quickly with advice.
  • Let the student express emotion (often it has been building/bottled up)
  • Ask if the student has found anything to help with the problem.
  • Inquire about their support network
BSU staff member talking with a student

HOW TO REFER

  • 学生的情况可能超出了你的能力范围,但你的支持仍然是至关重要的
  • 让学生放心,寻求/接受帮助的决定是一个明智的选择,他们并不孤单
  • Offer to meet to ensure follow through
  • Refer to the CARE Team
  • If an emergency — DO NOT WAIT — call BSU Police at 508.531.1212 or 911

Distress Signals

Being aware of distress signals,干预的方法和资源将帮助你有效地回应需要帮助的人. Take the signs of distress seriously, particularly if it is not normally characteristic of the person. 你可能是那个在正确的地点和正确的时间用正确的资源挽救生命的人.

  • Decline in grades
  • Repeated absences
  • Not doing homework
  • Multiple requests for extensions
  • Considering leaving school
  • Disruption to learning environment
  • Inappropriate or concerning content in assignments/presentations
  • Depression: crying spells, feeling sad more often than not
  • Anxiety: feeling tense, nervous, worried, panic attacks (could include PTSD)
  • Antagonistic to others, unprovoked anger
  • Impulsiveness, loss of self control
  • Confused speech or behavior
  • Hallucinations, delusions, paranoia
  • Overwhelming concern about finances, relationships, balancing multiple demands, etc. 
  • Changes in physical appearance, poor hygiene
  • Excessive fatigue, low energy
  • Agitated expression or movements
  • Excessive weight loss/gain
  • Bruises, cuts or other injury
  • Physical or verbal outbursts
  • Withdrawing socially, avoiding eye contact
  • Statements about death, dying, suicide, homicide, etc.
  • Physical violence
  • Sexual assault
  • Stalking and harassment of any kind
  • Intoxicated or under the influence
  • Threatening communication

Contact Us

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