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Be the Difference

Bystander Intervention Campaign

The bystander intervention campaign aims to educate, empower, and influence the Auburn Family to take action in harmful and dangerous situations. Through presentations, and continuing education, Auburn University will Be the Difference.

Program Goals

To be proactive in recognizing and responding to helping others in a difficult situation.

  • Increase awareness of helping behavior

  • Increase motivation to help.

  • Develop skills and strategies to empower individuals when responding to concerns.         

“What people see you do may not be remembered; what they hear you say may be forgotten; but how they feel your intervention in their times of need will forever be remembered.”
- Israelmore Ayivor

Available Topics

Be the Difference bystander intervention covers multiple areas. If you have questions or if you would like our team to present for your group or organization, email us at hpws@auburnedu. 


Alcohol Poisoning





Disordered Eating


Recreational Drugs

Relationship Abuse

Sexual Harassment/Assault

Suicide Prevention

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