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Counseling and Student Development Center

“Supporting a Healthy Learning Environment”

Main Office
Building 39, Suite 120
phone 202.274.6000

Hotlines and Emergency Resources

The Center provides emergency services for UDC students as well as the university community.

Emergency services may include on-going counseling, referral to university or community resources, or consultation for faculty and staff facing a crisis situation.  In case of an emergency, staff is available Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Staff and faculty may refer students directly to the Center at 202.274.6000 or may call for consultation in regard to a student for whom they are concerned.

If you are currently experiencing a mental health emergency or are concerned about your own safety or the safety of someone else, please do not delay.  Call 911 for immediate help or visit the nearest hospital emergency room.


Local Hospitals

Georgetown Hospital | 3800 Reservoir Road, NW | Washington, DC 20007 | 202.444.2000

The George Washington University Hospital | 900 23rd St., NW Washington, DC 20037 202.715.4000

Howard University Hospital  | 2041 Georgia Avenue Northwest Washington, DC 20060 | 202.865.6100

Providence Hospital | 1150 Varnum Street, N.E. Washington, DC 20017 | 202.269.7000

Psychiatric Institute of Washington | 4228 Wisconsin Avenue, NW - Washington, D.C. 20016 | 202.885.5600

Sibley Memorial Hospital | 5255 Loughboro Road, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20016 | 202.537.4000      

Suburban Hospital | 8600 Old Georgetown Road | Bethesda, MD 20814 | 301.896.3100


Hotlines

Childhelp, Child Abuse Hotline 1.800.4.A.CHILD (422.4453)

DC Department of Mental Health Access HelpLine at 1.888.7WE-HELP or 1.888.793.4357 - The Access Helpline is the easiest way to get connected to services provided by the Department of Mental Health and its certified mental health care providers. This 24-hour, seven-day-a-week telephone line is staffed by mental health professionals who can refer a caller to immediate help or ongoing care.

DC Rape Crisis Center 202.233.7273

Domestic Violence Hotline at 1.800.799.SAFE/1.800.799.7233 and TTY 1.800.787.3224

Metro TeenAIDS 202.543.8246 | 202.543.8246

National Sexual Assault 24-HOUR HOTLINE 1.800.656.4673

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1.800.273.TALK (English), 1.888.628.9454 (Spanish)

Planned Parenthood of DC 202.877.0355

National Graduate Student Crisis HOTLINE 1.877.472.3457

UASK DC  is a tool which providesimmediate access to the information needed most in the event of a sexual assault on one of DC's eight college campuses -- quickly, confidentially and free.  Visit the website to download the app on your mobile phone. 


Campus Resources

Counseling and Psychological Services 202.274.6000

Health Center 202.274.5030

University Police 202.274.5050

Disability Resource Center 202.274.6417

 

Emergencies
If you are currently experiencing a mental health emergency or are concerned about your own safety or the safety of someone else, please do not delay.  Call 911 for immediate help.


Regular Hours
By Appointment:  Monday through Thursday between 8:30 AM and 7:00 PM or Friday between 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM.  On the first Saturday of the month, we are open from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.


Confidentiality
Every student’s sense of privacy is important to us.  For adult students (over 18), we do not release personal information without written consent, except in emergency situations where information is needed to protect health and safety.



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