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Foundations for Supporting Students
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or takes unnecessary risks with personal safety. At this
breakdown point, it is essential for the student to seek
professional medical or counseling assistance.
When stress impedes functioning, many people benefit from
a combination of lifestyle changes, affirmative interpersonal
relationships, counseling and/or medication. Faculty can
support students by reinforcing healthy lifestyle behaviors,
addressing classroom behavior or other concerns when first
noted and communicating that seeking assistance when
needed is a sign of strength.