Just one Duke can make a difference!

Have you even been concerned about a situation and wanted to help...but didn't?

You're not alone.

This situation is more common than you think and is known as the bystander effect.

Dukes Step Up! is a bystander intervention program that educates students about a safe, early and effective way to be proactive in helping others.

The goals of Dukes Step Up! are to:

Raise awareness of helping behaviors

Increase motivation to help

Learn strategies for effective helping

Develop confidence when responding to problems or concerns

Ensure the safety and well-being of self and others

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