b'BEHAVIORAL AND EMOTIONAL INDICATORS Direct statements indicating distress, family problems, or loss Angry or hostile outbursts, yelling, or aggressive comments More withdrawn or more animated than usual Expressions of hopelessness or worthlessness; crying or tearfulness Expressions of severe anxiety or irritabilityExcessively demanding or dependent behaviorLack of response to outreach from course staffShakiness, tremors, fidgeting, or pacing PHYSICAL INDICATORS Deterioration in physical appearance or personal hygiene Excessive fatigue, exhaustion; falling asleep in class repeatedly Visible changes in weight; statements about change in appetite or sleep Noticeable cuts, bruises, or burnsFrequent or chronic illnessDisorganized speech, rapid or slurred speech, confusionUnusual inability to make eye contactComing to class bleary-eyed or smelling of alcohol OTHER FACTORSConcern about a student by his/her peers or teaching assistant Recognizing Students in Distress16'