Supporting Students In Distress

Wondering about effective ways to refer a student in distress?

Explore the TATP Guide: Supporting Students in Distress: Guidelines for Teaching Assistants at the University of Toronto.

The guide will help you:

  • understand the U of T framework for mental health;
  • explore some of the key guidelines on how to observe, engage and refer students in distress;
  • identify specific strategies on how to begin and manage challenging conversations with students who may be in distress;
  • locate some of the main resources—academic, safety and health and wellness—at the University and the wide community;
  • adapt self-care strategies for managing students in distress.

TATP Guide – Support Students in Distress (or Accessible PDF)