For situations involving a person in severe distress, call 911 and/or see the emergency assistance decision tree on this website for where to find immediate help.
o Call 614-292-5766 to schedule a consultation (in an after-hours crisis, select option 2)
o Individual consultations often have a waitlist. There are support groups and workshops that can be accessed on a drop-in basis (see website).
o Students may get appointments with mental health professionals through the student health insurance program.
§ If you are unsure of what is covered by the Student Health Insurance, please see page 11 of the 2018-2019 Member Overview Booklet.
o Students on a parent’s or spouse’s insurance plan will need to check those plans for referral policies.
o Department of Psychology’s practice staffed by advanced students in OSU’s Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program. Services are free for adults in central Ohio and include: Addiction Recovery Clinic, Behavioral Medicine Clinic, and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) Clinic.
· Student Advocacy Center (confidential resource):
o Call 614-292-1111 with questions and/or to schedule an appointment.
o Call 614.247.5853 with questions and/or to schedule an appointment.
· Dennis Learning Center (offers support for text anxiety and related challenges):
o Call 614.688.4011 with questions and/or to schedule an appointment..
o Programs and services include Financial and Nutrition Education, Relationship Education and Violence Prevention, Wellness Coaching, and much more.
o Offers hundreds of workshops on heritage and awareness, student leadership, prejudice-reduction trainings, etc.
o Programming specific for Graduate and Professional students. They recognize that our students are adults looking for personal enrichment, professional growth and social engagement. Most social events allow for partners and/or children.
· Graduate School (links to other useful resources)
Graduate students on appointment as a GTA, GRA, or GAA are also eligible to use the Employee Assistance Program.
· National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
· Franklin County Suicide Prevention Coalition 24/7 Hotline: 614-221-5445
· Mental Health in Grad School (Blog with links to other articles and resources)