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 Prevention
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 email@example.com 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
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
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
Health and Wellness Expo Playlist
The annual Health and Wellness Expo consists of in-person and virtual speakers, resources, and fitness classes to help you prioritize your wellness in all areas including: emotional, financial, physical, and spiritual. Watch session recordings.Health and Wellness Expo Playlist
For immediate emergencies, call 9-1-1.
9-8-8 offers 24/7 access to trained crisis counselors who can help people experiencing mental health-related distress.
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.
Talk to a confidential therapist 24/7.
Call 801-587-3000. You can download the app for a private chat.