Have you ever been concerned about a situation and wanted to help... but didn't?
This situation is more common than you might think, and is known as the bystander effect. That's why we created the Step UP! Bystander Intervention Program.
Step UP! is a comprehensive bystander intervention program...
Five decision-making steps • Strategies for effective helping including the 5 Ds • S.E.E.K. model: Safe, Early, Effective, Kind • Warning signs, action steps, and resources
Easy to access resources for facilitators and students.
Step UP! is used by athletics, Greek life, student affairs, campus health, violence prevention centers, residence life and many others.
Step UP! and Ben's Bells Project partner to educate and inspire intentional kindness.
Step UP! wins highest annual award from national student affairs organization.
View tips for emergency / non-emergency situations and intervention styles.