Campus Safety Tips

Suicide Prevention Awareness Month 2020

Suicide Prevention Awareness Month 2020 September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month – an initiative to help educate the public about suicide prevention and to reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness. While colleges and universities have made valiant efforts with increasing resources and awareness at their institutions, suicide is still the second most common cause of…

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The Department of Education Releases New Title IX Regulations

The Department of Education Releases New Title IX Regulations On May 6, 2020, the Department of Education (DOE) published its unofficial version of the new Title IX regulations with the goal of “strengthening Title IX protections for survivors of sexual misconduct and to restore due process in campus proceedings to ensure all students can pursue…

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How Can We Best Support Mental Health Remotely?

Mental Health Month: How Can We Best Support Mental Health Remotely? In May, we observe Mental Health Month. Since 1949, Mental Health America (MHA) and organizations across the globe have spread awareness about the importance in keeping up with your mental health and making it a priority along with other health conditions. Mental Health is…

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6 Critical Takeaways to Reduce Digital Abuse in Higher Education

6 Critical Takeaways to Reduce Digital Abuse in Higher Education We recently held a Sexual Assault Awareness Month webinar with Michelle Issadore, a sexual violence prevention expert, on “Decoding Digital Abuse: Prevention Strategies for 2020 and Beyond + Insights on Pending Title IX Regulations.” If you were unable to attend, please feel free to watch…

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Decoding Digital Abuse: Prevention Strategies for 2020 and Beyond + Insights on Pending Title IX Regulations

Decoding Digital Abuse: Prevention Strategies for 2020 and Beyond + Insights on Pending Title IX Regulations Sexual exploitation was not included in most campus sexual misconduct policies until recently, if at all. Much of the commentary on the topic is based in victim-blaming for the new age: “why did you put yourself in that position?”…

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2020 | Free Resources for Colleges and Universities

Sexual Assault Awareness Resources for Colleges and Universities April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and we’re providing free and valuable resources to institutions to spread awareness of sexual assault! If you haven’t been re-directed, please visit: https://www.safecolleges.com/sexual-assault-awareness-month/ MAKE YOUR CAMPUS EVEN SAFER FREE TRIAL

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2019 Coronavirus: Resources + What You Should Know

2019 Coronavirus: Resources + What You Should Know  As the 2019 Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak is increasing throughout the United States, many institutions for higher education have begun to cancel classes and opt to a virtual learning setting. The first case within the United States was identified on January 21, 2020 and current cases are…

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Five Strategies to Better Manage Marijuana Use at Your Institution

Five Strategies to Better Manage Marijuana Use More and more states are legalizing recreational marijuana, which means that if you don’t live in a state where it’s legal, you might soon. And, as new laws are written or modified, it is best that institutions fully understand marijuana and how to best address it with their…

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How Your Campus Community Can Help You Prevent Serious Safety and Security Incidents

How Your Campus Community Can Help You Prevent Serious Safety and Security Incidents Places of education are presumed to be safe havens for students, faculty, and staff, a place to learn and to be a part of new experiences. However, in today’s reality, campuses and schools have become targeted areas for active assailants – making…

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6 Reasons Why You Should Be Using A Safety Communication Platform on Campus

6 Reasons Why You Should Be Using A Safety Communication Platform on Campus Institutions for higher education are required to be prepared for a wide variety of safety and security incidents that may take place on their campus, ranging from inclement weather to gun violence, and everything in between. As safety and risk management issues…

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