Many health and safety issues can affect our students and our college communities. Below are several resources to seek help or advice for these topics.
College drinking brings a range of difficult physical, mental, and social challenges to our students and college members. These can include doing poorly in classes, increases in health problems, assault and sexual assault, and even death.
The National Institute of Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism provides more information on their college drinking page.
If you or someone you know is struggling with alcohol use, here are some resources. If you believe someone has overdosed on alcohol, call 911.
Every year, College Safety compiles a safety publication that students and college community members can keep for reference. The Handbook for Safety on Campus gives an overview of ways to keep yourself and others safe while on campus.
Bakersfield College takes serious all forms of sexual assault and sexual harassment, including dating violence, domestic violence, stalking, abuse, etc. All college employees have a duty to report these types of crimes. Bakersfield College also has local, state, and federal law obligations to stop the misconduct, address its affects, educate our communities, and provide prevention measures.
If one of these related offenses has occurred to you or someone you know at Bakersfield College, contact College Safety at (661) 395-4554.
For more information and resources on how to identify, educate, and respond to these types of offenses, see our Sexual Misconduct & Title IX page.