At our October meeting, we heard from guest speaker Carla Davey, a Crisis Stabilization Specialist with University Health Services (UHS). She works primarily with students experiencing urgent mental health crises, often due to recent traumatic events like hate crimes or loss of a loved one, but she also visits classes and departments to disseminate information on coping with loss in academic communities and responding when others – especially students – need help coping.
This post provides a summary of the advice and resources Carla shared with us at the meeting. Hard-copy information sheets are also available – type a quick message to the coordinators on the Contact page to get your hands on some. Continue reading