Being in school can be difficult and UChicago finds it imperative to support the emotional and mental health of all its students. Suicidal crises are temporary and depression is treatable.
If you are feeling suicidal, or suspect that a friend or family member is, there are many resources available to help you. At any time of day or night, if you feel that you or someone you know is at significant risk, you should call for help. Below are some safe and confidential options available at the University of Chicago:
- Campus Security 773.701.8181
- Dean on Call 773.834.4357
- Student Counseling Service’s on call staff member 773.702.3625
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Student Counseling Services also supports the psychological and emotional well-being of the campus community by providing counseling, consultation, and crisis intervention. For more information please visit the appointments section of their site.