Suicide Outreach & Support (SOS)

The University of Chicago knows that being in school can be a difficult and 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:

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. 

Learn more about suicide warning signs
Learn more about how to help a friend
Learn more about coping with a loss


Learn more about additional suicide prevention resources >