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Active Shooter Preparedness: Options for Consideration (7:46)

Active Shooter Preparedness: Options for Consideration (7:46)

Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

This video provides guidance on how to prepare for and respond to an active shooter incident.

Alcohol and Addiction

Alcohol and Addiction

D-Prep Safety

Addiction is a compulsion that perpetuates itself. It can pertain to a substance or an activity. Some of the substances and/or activities that lead to addiction are alcohol, drugs, shopping, gambling, sex, overeating and smoking. A common addiction students struggle with is alcohol addiction.

BIPOC Students Returning to School

BIPOC Students Returning to School

DPrep Safety

Potential cuts in funding and support surrounding DEI initiatives at state colleges and universities may impact BIPOC students returning to school this fall. These may have direct financial implications and/or more subtle messaging around a lack of support for their attendance or a safe place on campus to seek advice and guidance.

Back to Campus Safety Tips

Back to Campus Safety Tips

DPrep Safety

At DPrep Safety, we are engaged with a campus safety approach that
is broad and inclusive in its reach. As summer break winds down and
students head off to campuses across the country, we thought it would be a perfect time to have a conversation on personal safety and to share
some safety tips which are part of our Safety Tips series.

Back to School Safety Preparation

Back to School Safety Preparation

D-Prep Safety

These suggestions will help keep your campus safe in the event of an emergency.

COVID-19 and the 'Echo Pandemic' of Suicide and Mental Illness

COVID-19 and the 'Echo Pandemic' of Suicide and Mental Illness

Podcast Featuring Dr. Lorenzo Norris and Dr. McIntyre

This podcast addresses the potential for an echo pandemic, a term being used by health professionals to describe the possibility of massive mental health concerns following COVID-19. The transcript provides some useful quotes. Key take-a-ways focus on programming to address resiliency and a return to the basics of support, such as access to care, a consistent schedule, healthy eating and exercise.

CPTED for Houses of Worship

CPTED for Houses of Worship

D-Prep Safety

Learn some tips for how crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED) principles can help protect your house of worship.

Campus Crime Prevention

Campus Crime Prevention

Vanderbilt University

Causes of Parking Lot Crashes

Causes of Parking Lot Crashes

San Jacinto College Police

Creating a Logistics Resource Binder for Your K-12 School

Creating a Logistics Resource Binder for Your K-12 School

D-Prep Safety

In the event of a disaster, you will need obtain the resources and services the
school community will need in the immediate aftermath of the event. This helpful guide will give you guidance and advice in setting up your school's logistics binder.

Cybersecurity While Traveling

Cybersecurity While Traveling

Department of Homeland Security

Cybersecurity should not be limited to the home, office, or classroom. It is important to practice safe online behavior and secure our Internet-enabled mobile devices whenever we travel, as well.

Defensive Driving Safety Tips

Defensive Driving Safety Tips

DPrep Safety

Defensive driving is a mindset of anticipating the actions of other drivers and being prepared for unexpected maneuvers. If you have been driving for a long time, consider this a good reminder. If you are unfamiliar, listen up!

Five Easy Ways to Stop Drinking (Too Much)

Five Easy Ways to Stop Drinking (Too Much)

Perfect Day Formula

YES, you CAN stop drinking so much. I did. Here’s how! PS – You don’t have to give up alcohol...you just need to use these 5 sneaky tips to stop drinking TOO much.

Five Every Day Steps Towards Online Safety

Five Every Day Steps Towards Online Safety

Department of Homeland Security

Cybersecurity is present in every aspect of our lives, whether it be at home, work, school, or on the go. Regardless of one’s technical ability or background, there are simple steps everyone can take to stay safe online.

Four Things You Can Do to Keep Yourself Cyber Safe (00:34)

Four Things You Can Do to Keep Yourself Cyber Safe (00:34)

Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

Full-Rip 9.0: The Next Big Earthquake in the Pacific Northwest

Full-Rip 9.0: The Next Big Earthquake in the Pacific Northwest

Sandi Doughton

Meet the scientists who are dedicated to understanding the way the earth moves and what patterns can be identified and how prepared (or not) people are. With a 100% chance of a mega-quake hitting the Pacific Northwest, this fascinating book reports on the scientists who are trying to understand when, where, and just how big The Big One will be.

Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween Safety Tips

DPrep Safety

Halloween is a time of excitement and spookiness, as we dress up in costumes, carve Jack-o’-lanterns, and enjoy some sweet treats. However, amidst the fun and excitement, it is crucial to prioritize safety. Whether you are a parent guiding your little ones through the neighborhood or opening your house to trick-or-treaters, these tips will help keep everyone safe!

Help! I'm Depressed.

Help! I'm Depressed.

DPrep Safety

Holiday Safety Tips

Holiday Safety Tips

DPrep Safety

Stay safe this holiday season with the simple tips.

How Crowds Can Kill You (4:30)

How Crowds Can Kill You (4:30)

BrainStuff – HowStuffWorks

People mean well, but in high density situations we begin to risk our safety. Learn how a crowd can turn into a deadly disaster. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com

How To Stay Safe In A Crowd Crush

How To Stay Safe In A Crowd Crush

NBC News

Crowd surges are incredibly dangerous and unfortunately, relatively common. NBC News’ Dr. John Torres explains smart ways to stay safe in you are in a crowd surge situation at any event.

How to Prepare for Dangerous Situations

How to Prepare for Dangerous Situations

WIRED

Clint Emerson, retired Navy SEAL and crisis management professional, explains how we can prepare for almost any emergency situation by being ultra aware of our surroundings.

How to Prevent Theft and Crime on College Campus

How to Prevent Theft and Crime on College Campus

Square One

The start of a new academic year is almost upon us, and with it comes a horde of students leaving home to live on campus for the first time. It’s an exciting time for them: a chance to try their wings as young adults and fly solo. There are new friends to meet, new ideas to explore and new experiences to enjoy. Of course, not all new experiences are pleasant ones, and one of the most prevalent of those is campus theft. Students living in residences, eating in dining halls and studying in libraries are vulnerable to having their belongings – or identities – stolen if they aren’t careful.

Mass Gatherings - Take Charge of Your Personal Safety

Mass Gatherings - Take Charge of Your Personal Safety

Department of Homeland Security

A mass gathering occurs when a large number of people come together in a particular location for a specific purpose. These locations, especially those associated with large crowds, could be an attractive target for terrorism and other crimes. If everyone plays their part, we can keep our neighborhoods, communities, and the nation safe against the threats we face.

National Cybersecurity Awareness Campaign Undergraduate Student Presentation

National Cybersecurity Awareness Campaign Undergraduate Student Presentation

Department of Homeland Security

Stop.Think.Connect. challenges the American public to be more vigilant about practicing safe online habits and persuades Americans to view Internet safety as a shared responsibility at home, in the workplace, and in our communities.

Online Safety Tips

Online Safety Tips

DPrep Safety

Theses simple tips can help keep your data and identity safe online.

Parking Garages Safety Tips

Parking Garages Safety Tips

DPrep Safety

In this Safety Tip, we offer some advice for safely navigating parking garages.

Personal Security Considerations

Personal Security Considerations

Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

The U.S. continues to face a dynamic threat environment for targeted violence towards individuals or organizations that epitomize personal, political, or ideological grievances. This is further exacerbated by misinformation campaigns that aim to sow discord, shape public sentiment, and even encourage violence against individuals. To reduce the threat to personnel associated with ownership, operation, and maintenance of critical infrastructure, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) recommends following basic security measures which are detailed below.

Preventing Theft

Preventing Theft

Student Caffé

Many students think of their college campuses as safe places, and often they are. But when exhausted students are toting around a laptop, a smartphone, an armful of textbooks, and a cup of coffee, it’s not hard to see why they might become a target. In 2014, 57% of over 50,000 reported crimes on college campuses were property crimes (burglary, motor vehicle theft, and robbery). This is a lot of computers, iPods, phones, cars, and bikes to have stolen in just one year. Luckily, a few simple steps can prevent campus theft from happening to you.

Preventing Theft from Motor Vehicles

Preventing Theft from Motor Vehicles

San Jacinto College Police

Ransomware

Ransomware

Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

Ransomware is malicious software designed to deny access to computer systems or data. In a ransomware attack, systems and/or data are encrypted and a payment is requested to decrypt. Paying the ransom does not guarantee a user will regain access to their systems or data and this information can be permanently lost.

Safety Tip Sheets

Safety Tip Sheets

National Fire Protection Association

NFPA offers free safety tip sheets on a variety of fire and life safety topics.

School Safety Best Practices

School Safety Best Practices

Pikmykid with Dr. Brian Van Brunt, Pat Bhava, and Jeff Solomon

Pikmykid invited three experts to offer their insights and strategies in a panel discussion. Discover the following featured highlights of what Jeff Solomon, Dr. Brian Van Brunt, Director of Behavior & Threat Management at D-Prep, and Pat Bhava, CEO of Pikmykid consider school safety best practices and how you can implement them starting… today!

Social Media Guide

Social Media Guide

Department of Homeland Security

Now more than ever, consumers spend increasing amounts of time on the Internet. With every social media account you sign up for, every picture you post and status you update, you are sharing information about yourself with these social media companies and the world. How can you make sure you and your information stay safe online? This Social Media Guide includes tips and resources to help you safely navigate the social media world.

Undergraduate Student Tip Card

Undergraduate Student Tip Card

Department of Homeland Security

In countless ways, technology drives our society every day. Students can now apply for jobs and scholarships easily online. Numerous colleges are exclusively online. It’s possible to pay bills, online shop, and converse with others all while using a mobile device on the go. Although technology assists us in our fast-paced world, it is important to recognize the risks associated with online use and take important yet simple steps to protecting our information.

Vehicle Theft

Vehicle Theft

NYPD

Vehicles are stolen for a variety of reasons, including theft for parts, insurance fraud, retagging, and joy riding.

Workplace Violence Prevention Safety Tips

Workplace Violence Prevention Safety Tips

DPrep Safety

These tips will help workplace and human resource professionals better understand the nature of violence and the importance of early identification and prevention of violence.

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