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February 10, 2023 /

Colorado bill to add suicide hotline numbers to campus cards

The Colorado state House of Representatives is considering a bill that would mandate the printing of suicide hotline numbers to student ID cards. The move would add Colorado to a list of states to pass similar legislation, including California, Wisconsin,...
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January 16, 2020 /

Nebraska state senator proposes suicide hotlines on all student ID cards

Nebraska state Senator Sue Crawford has proposed a bill in the state that would mandate the printing of suicide prevention hotlines on all student ID cards. Crawford’s LB1001 will require all public schools in the state, from middle school through...
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November 22, 2019 /

Wisconsin bill to mandate suicide hotline on student ID cards

Lawmakers in the Wisconsin state senate have proposed a bill that would mandate the printing of suicide prevention hotlines on all student ID cards issued in the state. Senate Bill 496 applies to all academic levels in the state, including...
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July 28, 2021 /

Transact adds emergency hotline capability to mobile credential

Campus credential and payment solutions provider, Transact, has released a new mobile feature that provides students with emergency hotline and suicide prevention information from within their mobile credential. The latest addition to the Transact mobile credential platform is designed to...
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January 31, 2019 /

Mental health awareness non-profits advocate for crisis lines to be printed on student IDs

A new campaign from Active Minds, Crisis Text Line, and The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is advocating for students to lobby their universities to print mental health hotlines on student ID cards. The"Transform Your Campus: ID Cards Campaign" is the...
Minnesota adds crisis lines to ID card banner
August 31, 2023 /

Learn how a Minnesota campus card office added mental health resources to new ID

This fall, the U Card Office at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities launched its redesigned ID incorporating contact information for the student crisis and text line as well as the National Suicide Prevention Hotline and text line. The card...
August 12, 2022 /

New Hampshire community colleges add mental health resources to student IDs

The community college system in the state of New Hampshire is, for the first time, printing mental health resources on every student ID card. The new initiative begins with the start of this fall semester.
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January 22, 2021 /

New Senate bill could require ALL campus cards to feature mental health resources

A new bill was unanimously passed in December by the United States Senate that, if signed into law, would affect campus card programs at all US colleges and universities. The bill calls for mental health resource information and hotlines to...
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December 6, 2019 /

U. of Washington considering crisis hotlines on student ID cards

Washington state legislators are being joined by some University of Washington students to promote the addition of crisis hotlines to student ID cards issued by institutions in the state. Spearheaded by a proposed bill in the Washington state House of...
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July 12, 2019 / ,

Montana State has a new campus safety app

Freshmen orientation at Montana State University added something new this summer, with the launch of the university's new campus safety app for student smartphones. The app is called Safe Cats and has been implemented with the hopes of increasing student...
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