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If you or someone you know has difficulty with angry outbursts or violent behaviors, or are the victim of disruptive workplace behaviors, resources exist to help you. Anger management, conflict resolution, assertive communication, positive self-talk, and stress management techniques can assist you in being more in control, more effective in your interpersonal communication, and more positive about yourself and others. Contact the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FASAP) or the Johns Hopkins Student Assistance Program (JHSAP) for more information.

If you are the victim of any of the behaviors listed below, there are workplace and community resources to assist you in whatever ways you need.


Awareness means understanding that behaviors left unchecked can escalate into violence. If there is a behavior that makes you feel uncomfortable, don’t ignore it. Take action well before the point at which violence might occur. If you or someone you know is concerned about any of these behaviors, you may contact your supervisor or academic advisor, human resources/labor relations, Security, the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program, or the Workplace Risk Assessment program manager at .