Resources for Mental Health, Crisis Help, and Student Wellbeing

Not sure where to start?

  • Take an anonymous behavioral health screening here – this brief screening is sponsored by HUHS, and provides immediate feedback, recommendations, and resources for mental health and substance use
  • Speak to your Kirkland entryway or a specialty tutor(s) listed here - if you need help getting connected to other resources on campus


Warning signs that help is needed for:


Worried about a friend or roommate?

  • CAMHS Guide to Assisting Students in Distress
  • Take the behavioral health screening here on behalf of another student
  • Speak to your entryway tutor(s) or a Kirkland specialty tutor listed here


Not sure what to expect?


Urgent 24/7 Resources on Campus:


Serious or life-threatening emergency





mental health crises

(617) 495-2042

HUHS urgent care nurse line

acute medical concerns

(617) 495-5711

Anonymous Reporting Line

concerns related to unethical, discriminatory, or illegal behavior on campus

877- 694-2275 or visit

Kirkland on-call phone

urgent residential issues


SHARE hotline

Sexual assault, harassment, dating concerns

(617) 495-9100



Free and confidential 24/7 national resources:

National Suicide Prevention Line

For acute distress and emotional crisis



Crisis Text Line

For acute distress and emotional crisis (for support via text message)

Text HOME to 741741

National Sexual Assault Hotline

Sexual assault and violence

1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

Trevor Project

Crisis line for LGBTQ+ young people


National eating disorders association helpline

Disordered eating and related concerns


National Domestic Violence Hotline

Dating violence


SAMHSA’s National Helpline

substance use issues

1-800-662-HELP (4357)



One-on-one counseling on campus:

Counseling and Mental Health Services

Wide range of mental health concerns


Office for Gender Equity SHARE Counselors

sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking

Academic Resource Center Coaching

Academic difficulties, time management, organizational skills, difficulties focusing


The Harvard Chaplains

Support for spiritual needs, and concerns related to ultimate meaning, purpose, and value or contact at



Peer counseling (read more about Harvard peer counseling here):


Wide range of concerns: gender, identity, SES, alcohol and drugs, grief, relationships, eating, health, school

Walk-in: Thayer Basement B-09, every night, 7pm-7am


Hotline: (617) 495-4969, every night, 7pm-7am



Eating concerns, body image issues

Walk-in: Eliot Basement T-24, every night 8-11 pm


Hotline: (617) 495-8200, every night, 8pm-8am



concerns that lie at the intersection of identity and mental health

Walk-in: Thayer Basement B-05, every night 8-11 pm



relationship issues, dating concerns, sexual harassment or assault

Walk-in: Lowell EL-15, Sunday-Wednesday 8-11pm


Hotline: (617) 999-8353, Sunday-Wednesday 8pm-8am



Self-help resources:


Grief resources