Examples of Appropriate BART Referrals

Aggressive, threatening, or intimidating behaviors:
  • Direct threats of harm.
  • Carrying a weapon.
  • Damaging property.
  • An unreasonable interest and/or frequent discussions of violence.
  • Art, stories, or essays focused on the above themes.
Suicidal statements, gestures, or attempts that do not require emergency attention:
  • Direct statements, "I think a lot about killing myself," or "I took half a bottle of sleeping pills last weekend."
  • Implied statements, "The world would be better off without me."
  • Through creative expression, for example, suicidal themes or content in a painting or short story.
  • Expressions of helplessness or hopelessness.
Any significant signs of distress, abrupt changes in behavior, significant decline in functioning, or erratic behavior, including:
  • Self-injury, such as cutting, burning, or hitting self.
  • Withdrawal, fearfulness, or paranoia.
  • Psychosis, losing touch with reality, hearing voices, bizarre beliefs.
  • Marked change in personal hygiene.
  • Notable change in academic performance. 
  • Indecisiveness, confusion, or lack of focus.
  • Depression, isolation, loneliness, or lack of social support.
  • Disruptive, interruptive, or intrusive behavior.
  • Socially inappropriate, unusual, or bizarre behavior.

To make a BART referral, email your concern to osrr@csub.edu


To report an emergency, contact the University Police Department  

CSUB Main Campus:
(661) 654-2111 

CSUB-Antelope Valley Center:
(661) 722-6399 

To report a concerning situation to the Behavioral Assessment Intervention and Response Team, email osrr@csub.edu