The Role of a Caring Community

Prevention means:

  • Say something when you see someone behaving in a way that is inconsistent with our community of trust.
  • Recognize the signs of an unhealthy relationship.
  • Get regular wellness checks to promote physical and mental health.
  • Learn how to find balance in your life and creating living and working environments that are healthy and free from violence.
  • Learn strategies to lower your risk for unwanted outcomes when choosing to drink alcohol.
  • Seek help if you are worried about someone or seeking help for yourself if you are having any sort of difficulty.
  • Create an environment where people feel comfortable asking for help and supported when they do.
  • Avoid use of illegal substances or medications not prescribed for you.

Everyone's Responsibilities

Be aware:

  • Of your co-workers, friends, students,​ and​ peers.
  • Of the types of violence, warning signs and the resources available.
  • Of what is a workplace violence issue.
  • Of how you report a threat or concerning behaviors.
  • Of how you refer an employee or student for help.
  • Of your surroundings, exits and hall/office/class routines.