The workshop discussed the symptoms, terminology and common nature of the phenomenon.
The UMD Counseling Center and Help Center have seen a dramatic spike in crisis-related calls.
From Oct. 1 to Oct. 8, the university hosted events to raise awareness, celebrate and reduce stigma towards mental health.
Students can check out the headbands from the Counseling Center for up to 40 minutes at a time.
UMPD will have 12 officers specifically trained in crisis intervention.
University officials joined the student bodies to answer questions from students.
The increased demand is leading to weeks-long waits for students in non-urgent situations.
Dr. Chetan Joshi shared the proposal at an RHA Senate meeting.
"The student body as a whole is just really struggling," said junior criminology and criminal justice and economics major Kayleigh Hasson.
The university plans to hire a full-time psychologist and CARE to Stop Violence coordinator this semester.