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Suicide Prevention Resources

Emergency Phone Numbers and Text Lines

If this is a crisis, call one of these:

Other Help for Yourself & Others 

  • Anonymous reporting - Student Experience & Engagement provides a means to make campus officials aware of unsafe, potentially harmful, dangerous, violent, or criminal activities, or the threat of such activities.
  • Mental Wellness Apps
  • 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.
  • Other on-campus & off-campus Resources

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

A University employee who has reason to believe a student is in IMMEDIATE danger of attempting suicide immediately contacts Public Safety (911 or 660-543-4123).

A University employee who has reason to believe a student may possibly be suicidal immediately notifies the Associate Vice Provost for Student Experience and Engagement (660-543-4114) OR the Counseling Center (660-543-4060) OR Public Safety (available 24 hours daily at 660-543-4123). Be prepared to provide as much detailed information as possible. The Counseling Center staff and/or Associate Vice Provost 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.

1-800-273-TALK (4255) SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE:  This national suicide prevention lifeline is available 24 hours daily to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.  Your call may be routed to the crisis center nearest you. 

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

If you think a student is in IMMEDIATE danger of attempting suicide, contact Public Safety (911 or 660-543-4123).

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

  • Corey Bowman, Associate Vice Provost for Student Experience and Engagement, at 660-543-4114 or Administration Building, Suite 214
  • Counseling Center at 660-543-4060 or Humphreys Building, Suite 131 
  • 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

1-800-273-TALK (8255) SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE:  This national suicide prevention lifeline is available 24/7 to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.  Your call may be routed to the crisis center nearest you. 

UCM Counseling Center: We’re Here for You

If you are feeling stuck, distressed or feel as if you are not functioning as well as you used to, we invite you to seek the perspective of a Counseling Center professional. To schedule a free and confidential consultation, stop by the center at Humphreys 131 or call 660-653-4060.

Contact

Counseling Center
Humphreys 131
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Tel: (660) 543-4060
Fax: (660) 543-8227

 

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