Access Preventative and Educational Tools

Utah State University is here for you with resources to help yourself and others on a wide array of health and mental health issues. Gain skills and tools through prevention and educational resources.

 

USU has a network of resources and departments to help with prevention and training efforts on campus.

Preventative and Educational Trainings

USU HELPS: Helping Everyone Learn to Prevent Suicide

USU HELPS is a 60-minute training that teaches basic skills on identifying warning signs for suicide and helping others in distress. USU students can register to attend a scheduled training as an individual or request a group training for their USU student organization.

Request and Register for USU HELPS

Contact Eri Bentley for questions and more information.

Alcohol and Drug Addiction

The Alcohol and Other Drug Education 8-hour class is required for judicially mandated students found in violation of USU policy but is also open to any student interested in examining the way they use alcohol and other drugs.

The class is peer-facilitated and introduces students to the problems substances can cause in the lives of individuals, families, and society.

Contact Ryan Barfuss for more information or to attend a class at ryan.barfuss@usu.edu or 435-797-1540.

Upstanding: Bystander Intervention

“Upstanding” is a bystander intervention approach for the prevention of a variety of problematic situations. The purpose of the Upstanding training is to prepare members of the USU campus community with the skills and knowledge needed to safely and effectively intervene when they sense a threat or potential harm to another.

Upstanding: Bystander Intervention

Self-Guided Resources

ACT Guide

ACT Guide is an online self-help program designed by psychologists at USU to foster emotional wellbeing and help individuals cope with mental health issues. You must be 18 years of age or older. USU students can access the program for free for six months.

ACT Guide Information

SafeUT

Talk to a trained therapist 24/7. Call 801-587-3000. You can download the app for a private chat.

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Mental Health Self-Guided Library

An important component to self-care is utilizing resources that can assist you in understanding yourself better and improving your quality of life. Many people find that self-help literature and web-based resources are highly informative and convenient to access. Common topics include anxiety, depression, stress and time management, addiction, and more.

Mental Health Self-Guided Resources

Physical Health Self-Guided Library

An important component to self-care is utilizing resources that can assist you in understanding your health and wellness better and improving your quality of life. Common topics include alcohol and substance abuse, smoking, eating disorders, healthy eating, and more.

Physical Health Self-Guided Resources

In Crisis?

Emergencies

For immediate emergencies, call 9-1-1.


CAPS Crisis Services

CAPS offers same or next day crisis appointments for students who endorse high safety risk or recent trauma. Contact the office to seek support.


SafeUT App

Talk to a confidential therapist 24/7.
Call 801-587-3000. You can download the app for a private chat.

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Contact CAPS