Serious concerns regarding students

Follow

Always call if you are worried or experiencing suicidal thoughts

  1. Ask
  2. Keep them safe – if on the phone find out where there are and are they with anyone
  3. Listen. Simply just listening can be a really good way to support some at risk
  4. Connect them – help them connect to an emergency support team like Samaritans +4484579090 
  5. Follow up take time to see how they are doing.
  • Steps you can take

Consider this acronym

COPE

C are they seeing a counsellor, can they cope at the moment

O do they need out of hours help

P personal does this behaviour seem abnormal, are they protected

E do they have an existing conditions or is this unusual behaviour

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