Call Campus Police at (972) 860-4290 if there is an immediate risk of harm to self or others.
Talk to the student in private when you both have time.
Express your concern in caring manner.
Listen, repeat what you hear them saying to avoid miscommunications.
Identify options available to the student.
Clarify the costs and benefits of each option for handling the problem from the student's point of view.
Respect the student's value system.
Ask if the student is considering suicide.
Offer suggestions of where they might be able to get help:
Make sure the student understands what action is necessary and make plans to follow-up with the student on this action.