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Need Urgent Help or Support?

If you think you or someone you know could be suicidal, please call 911 immediately or go to the nearest emergency department.

If you are distressed or experiencing feelings of despair - get help now.

  • Is there someone you can call - family or a friend?
  • Don't struggle alone!
  • Talk to a caring professional.

For students: 

If you have an urgent mental health concern, please call (970) 491-6053 to speak with a counselor now (available 24/7).

  • For students who are deaf or hard of hearing, please begin by calling 711 and Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS) can help you communicate with our on-call counselors.

All Counseling Services are currently provided in-person, by phone, or online.

  • Drop-in to speak with a counselor if you're ready to set up routine services or explore other support options. Please come during drop-in hours. M-F 9:00am to 3:30pm; Tuesdays 10:00am to 3:30pm 
    • Or call (970) 491-6053 

For more information visit. health.colostate.edu

  • If interested in Multicultural Counseling options, visit here

For staff and faculty:

  • Consider utilizing the Employee Assistance Benefits to receive 6 free sessions of counseling. To explore this benefit, visit eap.colostate.edu 
  • You can also contact Jan Pierce, MS, LPC at 970-491-3437

Local resources for students, staff, and faculty: 

Visit the local 24/7 Walk-In Mental Health Services: SummitStone Community Crisis Clinic: 1217 Riverside Ave., Fort Collins, CO 80524. (970) 494-4200 

Call Mental Health Connections:  970-221-5551 Connections can help you and your family members identify your concerns and personally guide you to appropriate options, including support, further assessment, and treatment.

National resources for those outside of the Fort Collins area: 

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 988 (8255) This is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. 

The Crisis Text Line is here for any crisis. Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.

The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline and online chat. Call 988 and Press 1

The Trevor Project provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth. They have established the Trevor Lifeline that you can call at 1-866-488-7386 to speak with a trained volunteer with specific sensitivity to LGBTQ issues.

The Trans Lifeline is a trans-led organization that connects trans people to the community, support, and resources they need to survive and thrive. Call 877-565-8860