Knowing how to approach someone you’re concerned about can be challenging and sometimes frightening. Finding the words to express your concerns can be difficult. Below are some suggestions on finding the right wording for you.
If you’re concerned for your safety or the safety of someone else, please call University Police: 978-934-4911
Connect the individual to the appropriate resource. Offer the individual:
In order to promote the safety & health of its students, STARs addresses student behaviors that are disruptive and may include mental health and/or safety issues.
The UMass Lowell behavioral intervention team, called Students at Risk (STARs), is a collaborative team made up of representatives from the Dean of Students’ Office, Student Health Services, the Counseling Center, Disability Services, Campus Conduct, EMS, and the UMass Lowell Police Department.
Depending on the situation, there are different departments within the Wellness Center that may be helpful: