Psychological Crisis

Early detection and reporting of persons suffering from such crisis has proven to prevent more severe acts of aggression and criminal behaviour and as such, has saved lives. It is your responsibility to report any reported or observed crisis immediately.


A Psychological Crisis/Incident may exist when an individual is threatening to do harm or is doing harm to themselves and/or to others, and/or to campus property.

During a Psychological Crisis/Incident, Faculty, Students and Staff will:

  • Call Campus Security at: 416-415-4000 or “0” from any George Brown College internal Cisco phone, if safe to do so. 
  • Attempt to assist the individual if it is safe to do so;
  • If the crisis/event escalates and students, staff and others are at risk, evacuate the immediate area;
  • Seek a place of safety away from the individual and notify Campus Security of present location.

*Please note Campus Security is trained in Mental Health First Aid.*

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