U-M Counseling and Psychological Services

Concerns About Student's Writing

Recent events at universities around the country have made faculty, staff and students more aware of college student mental health, including issues involving student suicides and violence. Although these tragic occurrences are relatively uncommon, the heightened awareness of those few events has led many members of university communities to ask what they can do to help ensure the safety of everyone on campus. Unfortunately, there is no way to be 100% sure whether individual students have the potential to act violently toward themselves or others.  These judgments are difficult and depend on many factors, and all such situations must be handled sensitively.  Still, faculty members and GSIs can act in such a way that the rights of everyone involved are respected and supported.



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