Signs of Distress

 

Academic Indicators

  • Significant decline in grades or performance
  • Repeated absences
  • Bizarre content in assignments
  • Overly demanding of attention
  • Disruptive behavior in class

Academic Indicators

Physical Indicators

  • Deteriorating hygiene
  • Excessive fatigue or irritability
  • Tearfulness
  • Slurred speech
  • Out of touch with reality

Physical Indicators

Psychological Indicators

  • Disclosure of personal distress
  • Panic or anxiety attacks
  • Verbally abusive
  • Expressions of hopelessness
  • Concern from friends
Psychological Indicators

Safety Risk Indicators

  • Threatening harm
  • Unprovoked anger or hostility
  • Communicating threats
  • Assignments containing themes of hopelessness, isolation, or despair

Safety Risk Indicators

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