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Suicide Prevention and Other Mental Health Resources

Suicide Prevention Resources

Faculty/Staff: What to do if you think a student is suicidal

A UCM employee who has reason to believe a student is in IMMEDIATE danger of attempting suicide should immediately call 911, or UCM Public Safety at 660-543-4123.

A UCM employee who has reason to believe a student may possibly be suicidal should immediately notify one of these:

  • Corey Bowman, Associate Vice President for Student Experience and Engagement, at 660-543-4114 or Administration Building 214
  • Counseling Center at 660-543-4060 or Administration Building 102
  • Public Safety at 660-543-4123 or 306 Broad Street (24 hours, 7 days a week)

Be prepared to provide as much detailed information as possible. The Counseling Center staff and/or Associate Vice President for Student Experience and Engagement will evaluate the situation on a case by case basis, make a decision on what actions need to occur, and provide consultation regarding what additional steps need to be taken by the employee who reported the situation.

988 is the national Suicide & Crisis Line

Students: What to do if you think a student is suicidal

If you think a student is in IMMEDIATE danger of attempting suicide, call 911, or UCM Public Safety at 660-543-4123, or take the person to the nearest Emergency Department; in Warrensburg that's Western Missouri Medical Center, 403 Burkarth Rd.

If you believe a student may possibly be suicidal, share that information with one of the following people or offices:

  • Corey Bowman, Associate Vice President for Student Experience and Engagement, at 660-543-4114 or Administration Building, Suite 214
  • Counseling Center at 660-543-4060 or Administration Building 102
  • Public Safety at 660-543-4123 or 306 Broad Street (24 hours, 7 days a week)
  • A readily available university employee, such as Housing staff, a faculty member, student organization advisor, or any other University employee with whom you are familiar
  • You can also call 988, the national Suicide & Crisis Line.

Crisis Phone and Text Lines

If this is a crisis, call or text one of these:

 

On-Campus Mental Health Resources

  • Anonymous reporting - Use this form to anonymously let the Student Experience and Engagement office know about unsafe, potentially harmful, dangerous, violent, or criminal activities, or the threat of such activities.
  • Ask.Listen.Refer. - This easy to use program was designed to help faculty, staff, and students at UCM prevent suicide by teaching you to identify people at risk for suicide; recognize the risk factors, protective factors, and warning signs of suicide; and respond to and get help for people at risk.
  • Title IX/Sex Discrimination and Sexual Misconduct
  • 24-Hour Title IX Support Line: 660-441-4855
  • University Health Center:  660-543-4770, 600 S. College Ave. 
  • Office of Health Promotion: 660-543-8947, 600 S. College Ave. (inside the University Health Center)
  • Office of Accessibility Services: 660-543-4421, Elliot Union 224

Other Mental Health Resources

Warrensburg Area

Kansas City/National

 

Contact

Counseling Center
Administration 102
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Tel: (660) 543-4060
Fax: (660) 543-8277

UCM's 24/7 Crisis Support Line

660-543-8008

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