Mental Health Help

If You or a Friend Need Help Now...

Local Help

  • Kent campus University Health Services: Call 330-672-2326
  • Kent campus University Police: Call 330-672-2212
  • Coleman: Call 330-296-3555
  • Townhall II: Call 330-678-4357
  • Emergency: Call 911

Hotlines/Online Chat/Text

  • Crisis Text Line: Text 4HOPE to 741-741
    • Free, 24/7, confidential access to live crisis counselors using text messages.
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 1-800-273-8255
    • Free, 24/7, confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones.
  • The Trevor Project: Call 1-866-488-7386 or text START to 678-678
    • Free, 24/7, crisis intervention and suicide prevention to LGBTQ young people.
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Helpline: Call 1-800-950-6264
    • Free, M-F 10 a.m.-6 p.m., nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with mental health conditions, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public.
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: Call 1-800-799-7233 or chat online
    • Free, 24/7, confidential, one-on-one chat session with a Hotline advocate
  • Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) National Sexual Assault Hotline: Call 800-656-4673 or chat online
    • Free, 24/7, confidential chat with a trained staff member
  • 7 Cups

Resources for finding a mental health professional

Additional Resources for KSU

Step Up, Speak Out



Impact Solutions-Guiding Your Through Life

For KSU faculty/staff and family members: IMPACT Employee Assistance Program, call 1-800-227-6007


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Group Counseling hosted by Psychological Services




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