Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

Mental Health

If you or someone you know needs help now, you should immediately call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or call 911.

A counselor from a local community mental health agency is available on campus by appointment/walk-in (if available). This service is absolutely free of charge to all students. This service is also available to branch campuses on an as-needed basis. Contact Student Affairs (740) 245-7350 to schedule your appointment.

Ohio is making it easier for individuals who are experiencing a stressful situation to find immediate help, 24/7 with the launch of a free, confidential, statewide Crisis Text Line. Any Ohio resident who needs help coping with a crisis can now test the keyword "4hope" to 741741 to be connected to a crisis counselor. Trained crisis counselors are on stand-by to provide a personal response and information on a range of issues, including; suicidal thoughts, bullying, depression, self-harm, and more. The specialist helps the user stay safe and healthy with effective, secure support.

For additional information on suicide prevention, please refer to: