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Faculty and Staff Resources and Support

Student Counseling Services is available to provide faculty and staff with resources and support in knowing how to best assist a student you are concerned about or who is in distress. Services provided for faculty include consultation, referrals, presentations, and training.

UABwell: Mental Health App

A central hub for all things mental health at UAB. Choose your profile, student or employee, and have access to numerous mental health features and resources at your fingertips.

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Syllabus Statement

Include a statement in your syllabus that indicates your support of student mental health and includes information about mental health support available to students and how to access them.

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UAB Red Folder

Comprehensive site for faculty and staff about how to respond to various student crises, behavioral standards violations, basic needs, and student death protocols.

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Pre-made slides about Mental Health Resources

Copy pre-designed slides to your class presentations to share information with students about mental health support on campus.

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Free Online Training: How to Talk to a Student about Mental Health Concerns

Complete this 40 minute online course, Kognito, to learn how to have a conversation to help a student of concern and refer them to support.

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Tips for Promoting Mental Health in the Classroom

Several ideas that you can use to proactively support student mental health through your course design and teaching.

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Responding to a Student in Crisis

3-Steps to responding to a student in distress or who you believe may be in crisis.

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Workshops and Training

Workshops and presentations are available for your students andto train faculty/staff.

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Mental Health Matters Faculty and Staff Training Series

Workshops for faculty and staff through the Center for Teaching and Learning about how to support student mental health and QPR Suicide Gatekeeper training.

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Signs of distress and how to helpSigns of distress and how to help

Tips on how to recognize signs of distress and how to help a student you are concerned about.

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Refer a student

Tips for how to know when to refer a student and what to say to them.

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Resiliency Course for Canvas

Enroll your course sections into the Blazers Bounce Back Canvas Course which teaches students about stress and the 4 R’s of Bouncing Back: Recognize, Reframe, Reflect, and Reach Out.

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UAB Cares Suicide Prevention Initiative

This website is a central hub for suicide prevention and crisis resources for students and employees.

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Faculty guide to supporting student mental health

A guide to campus resources and services to support student mental health

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Faculty-Staff Red Folder

Campus resources for student concerns related to behavior, conduct, disruptive students, distressed students, student deaths, and other crises.

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