Behavior Intervention Team – Distress Guide
The Distress Guide was created to advise concerned individuals in providing assistance for people who may be endangering themselves or others.
Helpful contact information for campus and community resources is available below. Add important numbers to your phone's contact list for quick reference.
The mission of the Behavior Intervention Team (BIT) is to promote a safe and healthy learning environment at UW-Stout by assessing and coordinating response to individuals whose behavior raises concern for serious health and safety risks to themselves or other members of the campus community.
Serve as a central network focused on prevention and early intervention in community situations involving individuals experiencing extreme distress or engaging in harmful or disruptive behaviors.
Provide training and education, collaborative consultation, and strategies to address concerns regarding individuals’ well-being or behavior that is disruptive, threatening, or potentially harmful to self or others.
Meet regularly to assess concerning situations in the university community and recommend and/or take action in accordance with existing university policy.