As you try and match a situation you're facing with a potential remedy, please note that some of these resources may be geared to a particular group, such as "for students," or "for staff/faculty." But as humans, as social and compassionate beings, our natural instinct is to try and help in whatever circumstance. You can still find valuable information in all the resources here, to help you directly or to let you know who you can contact to assist you. Thank you for caring!
Sexual Assault Awareness.
Stalking, intimate partner violence, and sexual assault are all causes for someone who has experienced it to feel stressed out and unsafe. And as much as we want to help them heal as soon as possible, it can be a very delicate situation. Here is a video with some things to consider as you offer your friend your ear. Also check out https://uhs.berkeley.edu/consent.
Tips on Encouraging Change.
Does it ever feel like the help you're offering someone isn't going so well? Sure, your intentions are nice, but make sure you are listening to understand. Ask, don't tell. Establishing trust is a key factor in matching your willingness and the other person's actual capacity or need.
Mental Health Guide.
The comprehensive guide for promoting student mental health, this system-wide resource provides in-depth information that serves as a companion to the Gold Folder. Faculty, Staff, and Graduate Teaching Teams play an important role in nurturing the development of our students and their welfare.