Faculty & Staff Resources

Do you have concerns about a student’s safety?

If you become aware of a student that has threatened or attempted suicide, engaged in efforts to prepare to commit suicide or expressed a preoccupation with suicide, please call the Counseling Center immediately at (217) 206-7122.

If there is an immediate threat of harm, call the Campus Police at (217) 206-7777. For more information, please review the following:

After Hours Emergencies:

Call (217) 206-7122 to obtain the phone number of the counselor on duty.

Students that would like to make an appointment at the Counseling Center should come to our office to complete a confidential information form. We are located in the Human Resources Building, Room 64, Phone: (217) 206-7122.

Kognito At-Risk Suicide Prevention Training

Kognito’s At-Risk Suicide Prevention Training¬†is a suite of six online, interactive, and research proven¬†training simulations designed to educate faculty, staff, and students about best practices in supporting (1) students who struggle with psychological distress including depression and suicidal ideation, (2) LGBTQ students who are struggling due to harassment or exclusion, and (3) student veterans who are facing challenges in adjusting to college life. Each training takes 30-60 minutes to complete and is structured as a virtual practice environment where users learn by engaging in interactive role-play conversations with emotionally responsive student avatars.

Employee Assistance Program

UIS Employees who would like to schedule counseling may contact the Employee Assistance Program at (866)659-3848.