After-Hours Crisis Counseling

Northern Michigan University has partnered with Health Advocate™ to offer students online crisis counseling services outside of traditional business hours. Counseling topics include, but are not limited to, suicide prevention, domestic violence awareness, mindfulness, putting yourself first, alcohol awareness, mental health awareness, and stress management. The service is 100% free to current NMU students and... Continue Reading →

Trauma and its Effect on Learning Part IV: Avoiding Second-Hand Trauma Exposure

This week is the final BYTE of the four-part series related to trauma informed teaching practices. Part four is a review of the literature and high impact methods to avoid second-hand trauma stress exposure when working with those who are trauma-affected, learners or otherwise.  The learning objectives for these pieces include: Define trauma, describe its pervasiveness, and... Continue Reading →

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