This online guide is not meant to substitute for expert medical advice or treatment. The information is given to help you make informed choices about your health. Follow your doctor’s or health care provider’s advice if it differs from what is given in this guide.


Understand that many of the designations used by manufacturers and sellers to distinguish their products are claimed as trademarks. Where those designations appear in this book and the American Institute for Preventive Medicine was aware of a trademark claim, the first letter of each designation has been printed in capital letters (e.g., Tylenol).


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Wise Health Care Choices

How to choose the right doctor for you to alternative medicine and making medical decisions.

Health & Safety Guidelines

Staying well while at school and being prepared for disasters.

Common Health Problems

Everything you would want to know about from dental, mental health, skin problems to general health issues.

Emergencies & First Aid

Prepares you for medical emergencies including CPR and first aid precautions.

This guide is one of many self-care books, programs, and online products developed by the American Institute for Preventive Medicine. The goal of all of these products is to help individuals reduce health care costs and improve the quality of their lives.


HealthyLife® Self-Care Guides - Each of these addresses: Families; Women; Men; Seniors; Children; Adolescents; Pregnancy; Alternative Medicine; and Mental Health. The books Health at Home®, Health at Home® Lifetime, and A Year of Health Hints are also available. Some publications are available in a low literacy format and Spanish. We also provide many wellness and disease management publications and programs.


For more information call or write:
American Institute for Preventive Medicine
30445 Northwestern Hwy., Suite 350  *  Farmington Hills, MI 48334
248.539.1800 / Fax 248. 539.1808
e-mail:
aipm@healthylife.com  *  Web site: www.HealthyLife.com

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Resources to Help a Tulane Student in Distress

We all have the opportunity to act as gatekeepers to connect students who may be struggling with resources on-campus and in the New Orleans community. Remember, you are not alone when it comes to helping a student in distress. Use these resources listed below to help you navigate your role as a gatekeeper.




Tulane University Crisis Response

If you know of a student in crisis, or needs immediate help, please direct them to these resources.


Campus and Public Safety 

  1. Uptown Campus: 504-865-5911

  2. Downtown Campus: 504-988-5555

  3. Off Campus: 911


Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Students seeking help should call 504-314-2277 or go directly to the office in building #14 on the Academic Quad. Open M-F 8:30am-5pm.


Student Resources and Support Services (SRSS)

If you wish to bring a student of concern to the university’s awareness call the on-call phone number at 504-920-9900, or complete a Tulane University Campus Reporting Form at tulane.edu/concerns




On Campus Support

If you know students who are looking for support on campus, you can refer them to some of these departments.


The Division of Student Affairs

The Division of Student Affairs involves many departments, programs, and services that support student success. Visit their website for a list of departments that could provide support for students.


theWELL

The Center for Wellness and Health Promotion (theWELL) provides comprehensive health promotion services to our diverse student body through innovative programs and events. For more information about mental health promotion please visit wavehealth.tulane.edu.


Student Health Center

The Student Health Center provides primary and preventative medical care to students. For appointments, call 504-865-5255 during business hours 8:30am-5pm M-F and 9am-1pm on Saturdays. If you need non-emergency medical advice after hours please call the 24/7 Nurse Advice Line at 1-855-487-0290.


THE O

The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) and the Office for Gender and Sexual Diversity (OGSD), known together as THE O, serves as the hub of diverse cultural, social, and intellectual life at Tulane University. It is their mission to foster an open and vibrant learning environment that welcomes, respects, and appreciates the histories, traditions, and cultures of traditionally underrepresented student populations.


The Goldman Office of Disability Services (ODS)

ODS is committed to providing equal access and a friendly environment for all who study and work at Tulane University. Students and employees with psychological, medical/physical, and learning/ developmental disabilities are served. Call 504-862-8433 to discuss accommodations or visit the website.


Campus Recreation

The Department of Campus Recreation encourages personal growth by providing recreation and wellness opportunities to the Tulane community. Check their website for detailed class schedules, program information, and facility hours.

Hotlines and Online Resources

The Line

Here when you need it... A 24/7 resource for Tulane students to talk to someone when they need a little help coping. 504-264-6074


ULifeline

Your online resource for college mental health.

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Crisis Chat - crisischat.org

ulifeline.org


The Trevor Lifeline

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention & suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning young people ages 13-24.

866-488-7386

thetrevorproject.org


Veterans Crisis Line

Free, confidential support for Veterans in crisis and their families and friends.

1-800-273-8255

veteranscrisisline.net


Transition Year

The Transition Year is an online resource center to help students focus on emotional health before, during, and after the college transition.

transitionyear.org


Mindfulness

Calm.com is free web app for mini-relaxation sessions.

Calm.com


Off Campus Community Mental Health Services

For students looking for supportive resources off campus, direct them to Trinity Counseling Center which provides affordable counseling services. Call 504-522-7557 for an appointment or for more information.

Tulane University Resources

On this page (below), discover resources for students in distress, crisis response/support, and much more.