Residence Life Community Support
Meet Assistant Director, Residence Life Community Support Salihah Talifarro
Salihah Talifarro, MSW, LCSW, PMH-C, RYT 200, is the inaugural Assistant Director, Residence Life Community Support. She started her position in Housing and Residence Life in January 2023 after working with a diverse population of students and individuals in the community in various mental health and wellness capacities since 2009. She is a current faculty member of IUPUI’s School of Social Work since 2017, has been a mental health therapist since 2010, and she is the owner of a private practice since 2019.
Working with individuals to help improve their wellbeing and reach their personal goals has been her joy and passion after completing her master’s degree at Michigan State University. Her focus in our department is to facilitate trainings to students and staff on mental health and wellness, provide mental health and wellness events for students in their dorm communities, extend referrals to students in need of resources, and serve on multiple campus committees that address the mental health and wellness needs for the student body. Mrs. Talifarro holds a Bachelor of Social Work degree from the School of Social Work at Michigan State University and a Master of Social Work degree from the Advanced Standing Program at Michigan State University.
What We Do
TimelyCare: Free Virtual Mental Health Support
TimelyCare is a virtual health and well-being platform available 24/7 for Indiana University students.
As part of Indiana’s partnership with TimelyCare, students have access to the following services:
24/7, on-demand emotional support to talk about anything, including anxiety, relationships, depression, and school-related stressors.
Choose the day, time, and mental health provider that best works for you.
Develop healthy lifestyle behaviors, including nutrition, sleep habits, time management, and mindfulness.
Visit the "Explore" page within TimelyCare for guided self-care content, including yoga and meditation sessions, as well as group conversations with our providers on a variety of health and well-being topics.
Students have access to TimelyCare services 365 days a year. That means you have access during breaks, after-hours, and any time you need support!
Visit timelycare.com/IU to get started.
Resources for Positive Mental Health and Wellbeing
|Student Wellness Benefits/Health and Wellness Coaching||Website: https://studentaffairs.iupui.edu/health/wellness-programs/coaching/index.html|
|Nutrition Counseling||Website: https://studentaffairs.iupui.edu/health/wellness-programs/nutrition.htm|
|Know Your Status: HIV/STI Testing||Website: https://studentaffairs.iupui.edu/health/wellness-programs/resources/know-your-status-testing-events.html|
|IUPUI Campus Health||Website: https://go.iu.edu/4NEn|
|Make an Appointment||Website: https://studentaffairs.iupui.edu/health/counseling-psychological/make-appointment.html|
|Clinical Psychology Mental Health Center||Website: https://mhc.psych.iupui.edu/|
|Office of the Chief Health Officer||Website: https://ocho.iu.edu/|
|SupportLinc Employee Assistance Program (EAP)||Website: https://hr.iu.edu/benefits/eap.html|
|Collegiate Recovery Community||Website: https://studentaffairs.iupui.edu/health/wellness-programs/addiction-recovery.html|
|Nicotine Cessation||Website: https://studentaffairs.iupui.edu/health/wellness-programs/tobacco-cessation.html|
|988/National Suicide Prevention Lifeline||Website: https://988lifeline.org/|
|The Trevor Project||Website: https://www.thetrevorproject.org/|
|Crisis Text Line||Text HOME to 741741|
|National Domestic Violence||Hotline: 1-800-799-7233|
|National Sexual Assault||Hotline: 1-800-656-4673|
|Veterans Crisis Line||Text 838255 or 988 then Press 1|
|Emergency Procedures||Website: https://protect.iu.edu/emergency-continuity/emergency-situations/index.html|
|IUPUI Emergency Contacts||Website: https://protect.iu.edu/emergency-continuity/emergency-situations/index.html|
|Bias Incident Report||Website: https://indiana-gme-advocate.symplicity.com/care_report/index.php/pid550519?|
|Report Misconduct or Policy Violations||Website: https://audit.iu.edu/anonymous-report/#report|
|PAWS PANTRY||Website: https://studentaffairs.iupui.edu/advocacy-resources/food-and-clothing-services/pantry/index.html|
|PAWS CLOSET||Website: https://studentaffairs.iupui.edu/advocacy-resources/food-and-clothing-services/closet/index.html|
|Help Me R.O.A.R||Website: https://helpmeroar.iupui.edu/basic-needs/food-resources/index.html|
|Required Meal Plans||Website: https://mealplans.iupui.edu/plans/2023-24-plans/required-meal-plans_2.html|
|Adaptive Educational Services (AES)||Website: https://diversity.iupui.edu/offices/aes/index.html|
|Student Advocate||Website: https://studentaffairs.iupui.edu/advocacy-resources/index.html|
|Student Health Insurance||Website: https://international.iupui.edu/indianapolis/health-insurance/insurance-students.html|
|Technology and Cell Phones||Website: https://international.iupui.edu/indianapolis/technology.html|
|Banking and Finances||Website: https://international.iupui.edu/indianapolis/banking-finances.html|
The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Program is part of the Department of English in the Indiana University School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI. The EAP Program is designed to help international students who speak English as a second or additional language acclimate into the campus community and prepare them for academic and professional success. View the EAP site and testing resources below.
|English for Academic Purposes (EAP)||Website: https://liberalarts.iupui.edu/programs/eap/|
|EAP Placement Testing||Website: https://liberalarts.iupui.edu/programs/eap/current-students-2/eap-placement-test/|