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  1. Call the Rhodes University Emergency Line / Counselling Centre at 082-803.0177.
  2. If the person is under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or if an attempt is imminent call an ambulance (10177).
  3. If the student is behaving in a manner which is difficult to control or which might be placing his or her life, or your life, in danger call the police (10111) or CPU.
  4. Once the situation is contained, inform the Dean of Students (w.r.t. students) or Counselling Centre (w.r.t. employees).
PSYCHOSIS AND/OR VIOLENT IRRATIONAL BEHAVIOUR:
  1. Call the Rhodes University Emergency Line / Counselling Centre at 082-803.0177.
  2. Call the CPU to transport the student to the Health Care Centre (if the person is calm) or to Settlers’ Hospital (if violent and a danger to self and others).

Note: in 2011, the Health Care Centre had a driver to fulfil this role. Current situation?

Last Modified :Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:54:46 SAST