Concerning Behavior

Concerning behavior to share may include but are not limited to: 
Concerns for Someone
  • Dramatic mood changes
  • Verbalizes feelings of hopelessness, helplessness, or worthlessness
  • Drug or alcohol use
  • Social withdrawal
  • Student has no close relationships on campus
  • Victim of bullying behavior
  • Recent loss of a friend or loved one
  • Difficulty coping/adapting to stressors
  • Acting anxious, agitated, or reckless
  • Talking about being a burden to others
Concerns that Someone will Hurt Someone Else
  • Talking about wanting to seek revenge on others
  • Significant changes in one’s behavior
  • Verbalizing plans to bring weapons on campus
  • Fascination with weapons, violent events, or people that commit violent acts
  • Threatening media posts, gestures, or remarks
  • Doodling or drawing violent scenes or themes without a specific reference to someone or some place in their life
  • Bullying behavior
  • Outbursts of anger, aggressive speech/behavior
  • Acting out of character (academically or socially)