Alcohol and Drug Counseling :: Earthquake
:: Fire Alarms :: Partner
Abuse :: Rape or Assault :: Tornado
Alarms :: Emergency Numbers
and Drug Counseling
• Stephens College Student Health Services,
lower level Stamper Commons, ext. 4157.
• Family Counseling Center, 117 N. Garth,
449-2581. Family and Individual Counseling. Education Programs—Sliding
Scale Fee—24-hour service.
• McCambridge Center for Women, 201 N.
Garth. Social/non-medical detoxification, 24-hour service, 449-3953.
• Alcoholics Anonymous, 442-4424.
information is reviewed in the residence halls at the beginning
of each year. At that time you will be given instructions should
an earthquake occur in this region.
ringing of the fire alarm is the signal that there is a fire requiring
occupants to vacate the building. If in a residence hall, quickly
close your window, obtain a coat, towel and shoes, leave the room
light on, shut your unlocked door and proceed out of the building
as instructed. Elsewhere on campus, follow exit paths out of the
building without delay.
Calm, quiet and order could make a major difference in the results.
When out of the building, go to a designated spot to await a check
and the signal to return to the building.
If you become aware of a fire in the hall:
1. alert the building by activating the building alarm.
2. call the fire department by dialing 9-9-1-1.
3. leave the building quickly, staying close to the floor during
your exit to provide you with the best access to good air.
may know someone who is being physically or emotionally abused
by a boyfriend, spouse or other partner. The SHELTER (875-1370)
can help with counseling, providing a safe place for the abuse
victim to stay and legal information.
in an urban area demands that everyone be aware of the need for
precautions to protect themselves from assault. Never take chances
by walking alone after dark, accepting rides from strangers or
slight acquaintances, leaving parties with someone you have just
met or other actions which might put you in jeopardy.
1. If something does happen to you or a friend, contact
a Residence Life staff member right away. They can help
with information and support, and will know to whom to give information
so others will not be in danger.
If off campus, go to a safe place and seek help.
If you cannot reach a College staff member, call the SHELTER HOTLINE
875-1370. The SHELTER provides emergency information, personal
counseling and a safe house. The SHELTER provides emergency information,
arranges a free evidentiary exam at a local hospital, personal
counseling and a safe house.
2. Get medical attention as soon as possible.
You could be internally or externally injured. Do not shower,
wash, douche or change your clothing. This may be difficult, but
these activities could destroy valuable evidence. Free exams,
contraception, and pregnancy prevention are available through
the START program. Call the shelter or go to Boone Hospital ER
for this service.
3. Report the incident to the police. The Columbia
police will treat your report seriously and help you get medical
and/or other attention. Reporting the incident can assist police
in solving other cases even if you do not prosecute. But remember,
this is up to you. You are the one who decides to make a report.
Any such incident on campus should also be reported to Security.
4. Seek out support. After a rape, you need medical
and emotional support. There are people who want to help you.
You are not alone. Stephens College Health Services is available
to assist you.
the case of a tornado or a tornado drill, the fire alarm bell
will ring and city sirens will also sound. Proceed to
the lowest level of the building, away from windows and doors.
If you cannot get to a basement, get to an inside corridor, shutting
the door to your room.
|AIDS Hotline (national; confidential)*
|Boone Hospital Center Ambulance Service*
|Fire, Police, Ambulance, Sheriff, Medical Emergency*
|Poison Information and Treatment*
|Rape Hotline (Shelter; confidential)*
|Stephens College Security Officer*
||(573) 876-7299 (or campus ext. 4299)
|Student Health Services
||(573) 876-7151 (or campus ext. 4157)
|University Hospital Ambulance Service*
|Mid-Missouri Crisis Line*
|| (573) 817-2400
|*24 hours, 7 days a week
In an emergency, do not hesitate to call 911
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