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Determining Appropriate Resources

Concerning Behaviors

  • Anxious/depressed/overwhelmed
  • Significant difficulty or anxiety with demands of college/program
  • Pattern of relationship problems
  • Loner, more withdrawn
  • Excessive absence
  • Decline in health, hygiene, appearance, or weight
  • Falling asleep in class
  • Change in pattern of interaction
  • Students who are overly nervous, tearful or tense
  • Unable to make decisions

Contact

Memphis:
Counselors at SASSI: 901.448.5056
or UHS: 901.448.5630

Resources for students at other locations.

Distressing Behaviors

  • Repeated requests for special consideration
  • Extreme disorganization
  • Written or verbal expression of violence or hopelessness
  • Exaggerated or disproportionate response to grades or evaluations
  • Angry outbursts, yelling, aggressive comments
  • Cuts, bruises or burns
  • Smell of alcohol, abuse of drugs
  • Mental health history related to dangerousness
  • Recent police contact
  • Acting out
  • Expressionless face
  • Victim/martyr self concept
  • Noncompliance/disciplinary problems
  • Statements of distress
  • Lack of responses to outreach
  • Lack of resources causing distress

Contact

Share a CARE Concern
901.448.2344
careteam@uthsc.edu
#TakeCare after hours line: 901.690.CARE
and

Memphis:
Counselors at SASSI: 901.448.5056
or UHS: 901.448.5630

Resources for students at other locations.

Disruptive Behaviors

  • Highly troublesome behavior
  • Loss of contact with reality
  • Stalking behaviors
  • Overtly suicidal/homicidal throughts or actions
  • Written or verbal to hard to self or others
  • Inability to communicate clearly
  • Violence or cruelty
  • Paranoia
  • Fascination with weapons or unusual interest in police, military, terrorist activities or materials.
  • Have not heard from the student, welfare check needed to ensure safety on or off campus

Contact

UTHSC Campus Police: 901.448.4444
and
Share a CARE Concern
901.448.2344
careteam@uthsc.edu
#TakeCare after hours line: 901.690.CARE

Resources for students at other locations.

Last Published: Nov 21, 2018