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Campus Resources

National Resources

Become a Lifesaver

We offer several trainings that combine to allow students to become Lifesaver Certified at Temple University to help friends who are experiencing issues in their lives. Sign up through the links below to become certified:

Brief Motivational Interviewing is a training that centers around having effective conversations with other students who are in distress.
Sign up for BMI here

SaySomething@Temple is a bystander intervention training program that focuses on mental and behavioral health and gives students the knowledge to safely intervene when a peer is in distress.
Sign up for SS@T here

Faculty and Staff


Sometimes Parents are the only Line of Connection
  • Pay attention to sudden changes in behavior and actions that seem out of character
  • Be open to seeking help if and when it becomes necessary
  • Refer to for information on how to help your child prepare for and deal with the stresses of college living  


Resources for Specific Populations

If you fall into the category of an LGBTQIA Student, an International Student, a Veteran Student, a Student with Disabilities, or a Commuter Student, know that you are not alone. The resources listed on the linked page will lead you to groups of like-minded individuals in our area and nationwide who can support you during tough times.


Survivor and Family Resources

This document includes information about online forums, in-person support groups, as well as various articles about the realities of coping with the loss of a loved one. This information is provided courtesy of the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC), which is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’s Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) and the Education Development Center (EDC).