Balancing life and school can be difficult. At MUIH, every student matters. The CARE team was created to help you navigate a wide variety of life’s challenges. We help students create plans to confront difficulties while providing support and resources to keep you safe and successful. If you’re facing challenges or know someone who is, we encourage you to submit at CARE report to connect with our friendly and compassionate team. Together we can help you get through difficult times and get back on track.
What to Refer
Examples of behaviors to refer may include, but are not limited to:
- Clear signs of distress
- Erratic behavior
- Threatening words or actions
- Violent or aggressive behavior
- Classroom disruptions
- Excessive absenteeism
- Lack of responsiveness
- Lack of emotional expression
- Relationship violence
- Alienation/isolation from others
- Writings that convey clear intentions to harm oneself or others
- Suicidality, including threats, gestures, ideations, and attempts
- Observed self-injurious behavior, such as cutting or burning
- Extreme rudeness or insubordination toward university officials, staff, faculty, or administrators
- Postings on social media outlets that are threatening
- Overreaction to changes in policies/procedures
- Extreme or sudden changes in behavior
When to Refer
Worried about a student? Noticing changes in their behavior? Want to talk with them about what’s going on but not sure how to approach them? Scared they’ll get into trouble if you share your concerns?
When you become worried about a student, deciding when to intervene can be confusing. Additionally, the number of resources available to assist students can be overwhelming. The CARE Team is here to help.
When in doubt, submit a concern below or contact us for a consultation.
CARE Team Referral Form
It’s always better to err on the side of caution and report behaviors you think may be of concern. If there’s an imminent danger to the safety of the student or others call 911 immediately.