Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience

  • Call 614-221-5445 for the Franklin County Suicide Prevention Coalition’s free and anonymous 24/7 hotline, the closest hotline to the Ohio State University’s Columbus Campus. Call 614-221-5445 for the Franklin County Suicide Prevention Coalition’s free and anonymous 24/7 hotline, the closest hotline to the Ohio State University’s Columbus Campus.
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24/7 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24/7

Dealing with Disruptive and Disturbed Students

Student Conduct in addition to telephone consultation available from Counseling and Consultation Service (CCS), OSU Department of Public Safety, and Student Judicial Affairs, three skill building seminar/programs are available to you.

  1. Dealing with Distressed and Disturbed Individuals:  Presentation and discussion of behavioral presentations, recommended actions, safety precautions, legal and student judicial code options and effective referral.  Two hour version presented by experts from OSU Public Safety, Student Conduct and CCS. For more information, please contact Dr. Micky M. Sharma at sharma.369@osu.edu.
  2. REACH: A suicide prevention training program offered to students, faculty and staff in 60-90 minutes. Contact Wendy Winger, SAMHSA Grant Program Coordinator at (614) 688-5829.  
  3. At Risk - a web-based computer simulation training designed for college and university faculty to practice in identifying, talking to and analyzing students who might need professional counseling. While focusing on students, this program will help in identifying and talking to distressed colleagues as well. This program is available through University Center for Advancement of Teaching, UCAT at (614) 292-3644.