Resources on Mental Health and Wellness


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.

OSU Resources:
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.
·         Psychological Services Center:
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.
·         Student Legal Services:
o   Call 614.247.5853 with questions and/or to schedule an appointment.
·         Disability Services
·         Dennis Learning Center (offers support for text anxiety and related challenges):  
o   Call 614.688.4011 with questions and/or to schedule an appointment..
·         Student Wellness Office:
o   Programs and services include Financial and Nutrition Education, Relationship Education and Violence Prevention, Wellness Coaching, and much more.
·         Multicultural Center:
o   Offers hundreds of workshops on heritage and awareness, student leadership, prejudice-reduction trainings, etc.
·         OUAB Grad/Professional
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)
Additional Resources:
·         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)
·         The Stressed-Out Postdoc
Please don’t hesitate to reach out to either of us if you have any questions.