Mental Health Help

Mental Health Website for Kent State University, OHIO

The Mental Health website provides information on mental health and well-being services that support the Kent State University community across our campus system and abroad. This site will help you identify resources for yourself or others and provides information on educational resources to enhance learning around mental health and well-being.


  • Coleman Professional Services: Call 330-296-3555
    • Free, 24/7 helpline , same day walk in clinic, behavioral health, case management, counseling, crisis intervention and stabilization, evaluation and diagnostic assessment, peer support, psychiatry, and addiction treatment
  • Townhall II: Call 330-678-4357
    • Free, 24/7 crisis helpline and addiction helpline, counseling for youth and adults with substance use disorders and gambling addictions, residential treatment for women, alcohol and drug prevention programs, sexual assault and child abuse prevention, victim outreach and advocacy
  • Emergency: Call 911


  • Ohio CareLine: Call 1-800-720-9616
    • Free, 24/7 emotional support call service created by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, staffed by behavioral health professionals, confidential support in times of personal or family crisis when individuals may be struggling to cope with challenges in their lives


  • 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: Call 988
    • Free 24/7, confidential support for people in distress, prevention, and crisis resources for you or loved ones.
    • Previously the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, can still call 1-800-273-8255
  • Crisis Text Line: Text 4HOPE to 741-741
    • Free, 24/7, confidential access to live crisis counselors using text messages.
  • 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


  • Kent Campus Counseling and Psychological Services: Call 330-672-2487
    • Services offered: Individual, couples, and group counseling, crisis intervention counseling, consultation, testing, workshops and skills series, self-help tools, and collegiate recovery community. 
    • Located in Van Campen Hall
    • Uses health insurance or self-pay rate (financial care assistance is available). Workshops and skills series are offered at no cost. Enrolled students may be eligible for six covered therapy sessions provided by CAPS, which are paid for by student fees. Contact CAPS for more information and to determine eligibility.
    • Make an appointment
  • Kent Campus Psychological Clinic: Call 330-672-2372
    • Services offered: Individual or group psychotherapy,  assessments and evaluations
    • Located in Kent Hall
    • Students pay $5, non-student pays $25 or usual co-pay whichever is less
    • Make an appointment
  • Kent Campus The Counseling Center: Call 330-672-2208
    • Services offered: Individual and group counseling
    • Located in White Hall
    • No charge for Kent State students or employees
    • Make an appointment
  • Kent Campus University Police: Call 330-672-2212



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