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Counseling ServicesEmergencies

For Urgent/Crisis Support, please call 757-683-4401, press OPTION 2.

This line is available to all ODU students 24/7/365.




If you have an immediate concern that you or someone else is in imminent danger:

Please call 9-1-1 or ODU Police Department at 757-683-4000.

If you are an ODU student who needs support right now:

Please call 757-683-4401 and press option 2 to be connected with a crisis counselor 24/7/365 days per year.

If you have a concern about someone who is a student that you think needs support, but does not seem to be an emergency:

Please contact Student Outreach & Support and they will follow up with the student. You can do so in the following ways:

If you are unsure of what you need, do not know how to best support a student, or need help determining if something is an emergency:

Please call 757-683-4401, press option 2 and a mental health professional will be available 24/7/365 to help you get the support and guidance that you need.

If you do not have an emergency, but you would like to speak with a mental health professional:

Please read more about our care model or make an appointment.





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