University security teams are no strangers to students with different needs and unfortunately with suicide. They can be the only support on campus when a student runs into problems in the early hours, or be the friendly face a student builds up a rapport with.
The Times Higher Education has featured a first hand look at what is can be like for university security teams, be warned some of the content could be upsetting, and shows the support that universities need to not only give their students but the security teams as well. I am glad to say that our Code of Practice advocates for full mental health and suicide training for security teams, and also 24/7 access to the wellbeing team. You can read the full article here.