Events in the news have been troubling for many members of our community.
Please remember to prioritize self-care, and to reach out to each other to seek and offer support.
If you're struggling, help is available
Here are some places to start:
- Stop by one of our "Let's Talk" locations to speak informally with a Cornell Health counselor – it's free, confidential, and available daily Monday–Friday
- Connect with trained peer counselors through Cornell's EARS (Empathy, Assistance and Referral Service) program
- Speak confidentially with one of the university’s Victim Advocates
- Reach out to staff from the Womens Resource Center or LGBT Resource Center for support and opportunities for community involvement
Visit the Caring Community website for a complete list of support resources on campus.
- RAINN: National sexual assault 24/7 telephone hotline – Call 800-656-HOPE (4673) to be connected with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area
- Advocacy Center of Tompkins County – Support, advocacy, and education for survivors, friends, and families of sexual assault and domestic violence
If you have an urgent mental health concern – for yourself or for someone else – please call us at 607-255-5155 (available 24/7).
- During business hours – Press 2 to reach a Cornell Health counselor
- When we're closed – Your call will be answered by a trained mental health counselor from our on-call service, who can offer support and guidance, and refer you to local resources, if appropriate