Students, faculty, staff, and teaching assistants are essential when it comes to preventing suicide and promoting help-seeking behaviors among their peers. UHS offers consultation with concerned third parties.
At-Risk for college students
93% of UW-Madison students who completed At-Risk would recommend
it to their friends!
At-Risk is an online, interactive training program that teaches students how to recognize signs of distress in their peers, respond appropriately, and refer to mental health resources.
All students who complete At-Risk (or re-certify their training) by December 14th, 2018 will be automatically entered in a drawing to win an Amazon gift card - 20 winners total!
UHS encourages all students to complete this free training designed to help you:
- Recognize students in distress
- Respond appropriately
- Refer to campus and local resources
As of May 2018, over 3000 UW-Madison students have participated in At-Risk.
93% of students who completed At-Risk would recommend it to a friend.
After completing At-Risk, 97% of students said they were confident in their ability to discuss their concerns with a friend exhibiting signs of psychological distress.
“I really like this tool. It is so interactive, almost like playing a game!”
“This is an extremely simple yet useful course and I recommend all students take it.”
“I liked that it was relatable. The situations that the students go through are very common.”