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If you are a Xavier University Student and are experiencing imminent thoughts of self-harm or harm to others please call 513-745-1000, or go to the nearest emergency room. 


Schedule an Appointment at Xavier Counseling Services

If you are unsure what kind of appointment you may need, please consult this resource. Making an appointment is easy. Simply call 513-745-3022, option 2, to schedule an appointment with one of our therapists.

Crisis Text Line

What Is Crisis Text Line? Crisis Text Line provides support at your fingertips, 24/7. It is a free, confidential service available via text on mobile devices. Crisis Text Line is more than just a suicide prevention service, it’s a way for anyone to be helped through a difficult moment via a texting conversation--no matter how big or small the crisis may seem. By texting the keyword “4hope” to the number 741741, anyone can text with a trained Crisis Counselor and receive assistance. Crisis Text Line is another tool in the toolbox and another addition to the options available through current community crisis hotlines.

Instructions

  1. Text 4HOPE to 741741 anytime, day or night, about any type of crisis.
  2. A live, trained Crisis Counselor will respond to you within 5 minutes. 
  3. The Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool, calm one.

Therapy Assistance Online (TAO)

TAO self-help, is a completely private online library of behavioral health resources that includes interactive educational modules and practice tools to help you understand and manage how you feel, think and act. You can learn stress management, mindfulness skills, problem-solving, relationship skills and strategies to avoid dwelling on your concerns and to develop more helpful thinking patterns.

TAO Self-Help is exclusively licensed on our campus. There is no cost to you… and you can do this on your own. You will only be able to access this using your Xavier email account. More Information on TAO Self Help.