UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Behaviors of a Student in Distress

Behaviors Suggesting a Student in Distress:

  • Hostile, aggressive, or otherwise disruptive behavior.
  • Talking or writing about suicide or homicide.
  • Evidence of self-harming behavior.
  • Threats or references to harming others.
  • Inability to communicate clearly.
  • Disjointed thoughts, garbled or slurred speech, loss of contact with reality.
  • Unexplained crying, irritability, anxiety, or anger.
  • Beliefs or actions at odds with reality; seeing or hearing things that are not there.
  • Lowering of academic performance, changes in attendance or participation, decreased ability to concentrate.
  • Changes in personal hygiene, dress or appetite.
  • Comments idolizing school shooters, etc.


Download the most recent Behavior Intervention (B.I.T.) brochuredocument.

Contact Us

Student Conduct & Community Standards
sccs@uwrf.edu
715-425-0720
M-F, 7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
B3 East Hathorn Hall

Facebook icon for Freddy Falcon's accountTwitter icon for Freddy Falcon's accountInstagram icon for Freddy Falcon's account