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Overview of Resources

Emergency help is available if you or someone you know is in immediate crisis:

If you or someone you know needs to speak with a University Counseling Center professional immediately:

  • If you or someone you know needs to speak with a professional counselor immediately, the University Counseling Center offers Crisis Care Counseling during the summer and academic year. Students may come directly to the UCC and be seen by the clinician on call, or may call the UCC at (615) 322-2571 to speak with a clinician. If you are calling after hours, you will be transferred to an answering service with mental health providers on call.

    • Academic year Crisis Care hours at the UCC begin on August 20, 2018 and are from 10:00AM to 4:00PM Monday through Friday.

Students should go to the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital (M-F, 8AM-11PM and Sat-Sun 8AM-8PM) or to the VUMC ER for acute assessment and support if UCC Crisis Care Counseling hours are closed and it is an emergency.

If you or someone you know would like to speak by phone or text with a trained crisis professional, there are nation-wide services available:

  • Text HOME to the Crisis Text Line at 741741 to communicate with a trained crisis counselor, from anywhere in the United States, anytime, about any type of crisis

  • Students of color can also text STEVE to the Crisis Text Line at 741741 to speak with a crisis counselor dedicated to supporting the mental health and emotional wellbeing of students of color.

As a Vanderbilt student, you have access to a variety of health and wellness resources that form a network of care.

Your Student Care Network resources are organized within nine wellness categories, as illustrated below. Click on the category name to view its description and the individual resources available to you. You may filter your search results by clicking on a variety of resource tags. Additional resources appear at the bottom of the page.

Don’t see what you’re looking for? Call the Office of Student Care Coordination at 615-343-WELL (9355) and speak with a Care Coordinator to seek advice on the best resources to support your care.

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