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Person in Crisis


  1. If there is concern about imminent danger or the seriousness of the situation, call (9)-911, and Avila Campus Safety immediately at 816-985-6079. Non-emergency situations should be reported to the CARE team.

  2. The following situations involving students should be referred to the CARE team:
    • Alcohol and other drug use concerns or emergencies
    • Death of a student, friend or family member
    • Mental health concerns
    • Physical injury
    • Sexual assault
    • Rape
    • Suicide or threat of suicide
    • Violent or aggressive behavior
  3. Contact any member of the CARE team to assess the situation and make appropriate contacts and referrals:
    • Dean of Students at 816-501-3748 or 816-501-3660.
    • Health Services at 816-501-3668.
    • Personal Counselor at 816-501-3666.
    • Director of Campus Ministries at 816-501-2423.
    • Director of Student Life at 816-501-3754 or Residence Director at 816-256-6198.
  4. Visit Care Team Website

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