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Counseling and Psychological Services


Students may call 740.593.1616 to schedule an initial appointment or to consult with a counselor. 

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If you need emergency care call 911 or the Ohio University Police Department at 740.593.1911. 

If you are experiencing a crisis, you may speak with a counselor any time of day or night by calling our office.  

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Telehealth services via Zoom are available to students who are currently enrolled in Athens Campus, reside in the state of Ohio, and have been screened as being appropriate for mental health services through Telehealth. 
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    Hudson Health Center

    Our offices are located on the third floor of Hudson Health Center.


    Lindley Hall

    Our annex is located on the ground floor of Lindley Hall in suite 052. 


    Living Learning Center

    Support is available at the Living Learning Center with our Counselor-in-Residence. 


Regional and OHIO Online Students

Each community within the Ohio University system offers unique mental health services and resources that students can access. Counseling and Psychological Services is committed to supporting the well-being of all students. 

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Statement on Tyre Nichols' Fatal Encounter

CPS recognizes that the video of Tyre Nichols' fatal encounter with five Memphis police officers may elicit a range of feelings for our students, and in particular, for our Black students. In addition to the potential for vicarious trauma, the video may also provoke grief, anger, fear, and sadness, all of which would be understandable.

If you are struggling with or feeling overwhelmed by any of these feelings, please reach out for support. CPS offers drop-in hours Monday to Friday 9:45am to 3:15pm at Hudson Health Center, 3rd floor and Lets’ Talk hours Sunday to Friday 5:00pm to 10:00pm at Living Learning Center, Room 160. For emergencies and phone consults please call 740-593-1616, 24/7.

Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion and related resources

Statement on Club Q Shooting

We, the staff at Counseling and Psychological Services, extend our deepest condolences and love to the LGBTQ+ community at Ohio University and everyone affected by the death of five innocent people and 18 people who were injured. The mass shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs is a painful reminder of how vulnerable our safe spaces can be. Students, faculty, and staff affected by this tragedy are encouraged to seek support by calling CPS 740-593-1616. You may also reach out to the LGBT Center or additional resources listed below for support.

Trevor Project: text START to 678 678 or call 1-(866) 4-U-TREVOR (866-488-7386)

Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741 741

Statement on Roe v. Wade

The Ohio University Counseling and Psychological Services wants to express our support and care for our campus community in light of the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. We recognize that many students will be having strong emotional reactions of anger, sadness, fear, and even disbelief in response to the change in federal protection for reproductive freedom. Additionally, we recognize that this usually affects marginalized people the most, and that Black, Indigenous, Latine, and financially disadvantaged members of our community may be affected in unique and particularly difficult ways by this Supreme Court decision. We further recognize the fear, anger, and uncertainty that members of our LGBTQIA+ community may be holding in light of the statements that marriage equality and other human rights for the LGBTQIA+ community may be under threat. We encourage all students to take good care of themselves and to reach out to their family and friends for support. Know that we are also here to support you with whatever feelings or experiences you may be managing at this time. We offer same-day appointments which you can access by calling us at 740-593-1616. Our office is open Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm, and we offer 24 / 7 crisis availability by phone through calling our main number (740-593-1616). You can also access peer-to-peer digital support any time of day or night by registering with Togetherall at Togetherall | Ohio University.