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Assisting Students in Distress

Students on Francis Quadrangle on the Mizzou campus

Our No. 1 goal is to ensure a safe and healthy environment for living, learning and working. Mizzou faculty and staff are in a unique position to demonstrate compassion for students.

If you know of a student who is showing signs of distress, say something: They are more likely to receive assistance if you express concern. Below are some resources to help you take action.

Situation Contact
Immediate threat, emergency or after-hours crisis MU Police Department
9-1-1 or 573-882-7201
Students needing immediate mental health support, including after hours Counseling Center
Students needing non-emergent mental health support Student Health Center
Students needing additional campus support or exhibiting concerning behavior At-Risk Committee
Dean of Students
Students reporting discrimination, harassment or retaliation, as well as sexual violence Office for Civil Rights & Title IX
Students struggling with academic or health issues or other conflicts Care Coordinator, Office of Student Accountability & Support
Additional options Mizzou Cares Crisis Resource Line