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ASU Counseling Services

ASU Counseling Services

Counseling support for Sun Devils is available 24/7 at no cost.

Victim services

We’re here for you Anytime, anywhere.

ASU Counseling Services expands services to include 24/7 Open Call, Open Chat and telehealth individual sessions for Sun Devils anywhere in the world, at any time of day or night. To learn more, visit Open Call and Open Chat and Where to Start.

We're available and have solutions and choices to meet your needs.

Same-day in person consultation at all four Phoenix metropolitan campus locations:

  • Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tele-mental health consultation:

  • Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Scheduled through your Health Portal
  • Appointments available by telephone or HIPAA-compliant tele-mental health consult sessions. If you are outside of Arizona, please give us a phone call at 480-965-6146.

After hours support:

  • Counseling is available outside of normal office hours and anytime at night. Visit Open Call and Open Chat to learn more.
  • Call ASU’s Dedicated Crisis Line through EMPACT to speak immediately to a counselor 480-921-1006.

Mental Health Provider Network powered by MiResource:

  • Selected and vetted network of mental health clinicians and psychiatrists across greater Phoenix area, who can serve college student needs
  • ASU’s Aetna Student Health Insurance also has a provider directory.
  • Other commercial insurance will have preferred provider lists as well; consult their websites or the phone number on the back of your insurance card.

All services at ASU Counseling Services, including Open Call and Open Chat are confidential and at no charge.

Peer-led discussion and support

The Devils 4 Devils Community Circle is a peer-led, peer-based, online platform for students to support and connect with each other while taking online classes and practicing social distancing.  Through Zoom, students will meet to describe their experiences with digital learning and remote relationships, learn how other students are responding to these changes and receive understanding, helpful information and suggestions. 

Devils 4 Devils Community Circle Zoom sessions will be hosted by a Devils 4 Devils student facilitator.  All students who participate in a community circle will be provided with information on how to access ASU Counseling Services for therapeutic needs.

Weekly Devils 4 Devils Community Circles sessions will occur Monday – Friday, effective March 30.  Visit the Devils 4 Devils Community Circle sessions webpage to view the weekly schedule and register to participate in Community Circles sessions. 

In an emergency

If you or someone you know is in immediate suicide crisis or emergency, call 911.

  • ASU Non-Emergencies: 480-965-3456
  • If a crisis occurs outside of business hours call EMPACT’s 24-hour ASU-dedicated crisis hotline: 480-921-1006
  • Maricopa County crisis line:  602-222-9494
  • The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. By dialing 1-800-273-TALK (8255), the call is routed to the nearest crisis center in our national network of more than 150 crisis centers. The Lifeline’s national network of local crisis centers provides crisis counseling and mental health referrals day and night.
     
  • Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime, about any type of crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from a secure online platform. Find out more about how it works at crisistextline.org.
     
  • Suicide Prevention for LGBTQ Youth through the Trevor Project:
    • The Trevor Lifeline is a 24/7 suicide hotline: 866-4-U-TREVOR (1-866-488-7386)
    • TrevorChat: Online instant messaging available 7 days a week, 3 p.m. - 10 p.m. ET (12 p.m. -- 7 pm PT)
    • TrevorText: Confidential and secure resource that provides live help for LGBTQ youth with a trained specialist, over text messages. Text TREVOR to 1-202-304-1200 (available 7 days a week, 3 p.m. - 10 p.m. ET, 12 p.m. - 7 p.m. PT)
       
  • Veterans’ Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
     
  • SAMHSA Treatment Referral Hotline (Substance Abuse): 1-800-662-HELP (1-800-662-4357)  
     
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (1-800-656-4673)
     
  • Loveisrespect (National Dating Abuse Helpline): Call 1-866-331-9474 (TTY: 1-866-331-8453). Text LOVEIS to 22522 - you'll receive a response from a peer advocate prompting you for your question. Go ahead and text your comment or question and we will reply.