Wellness & Mental Health Resources

DU Wellness Resources

Health & Counseling Center – Drop-in same-day access available throughout the week. Please call or check online for their drop-in time window(s). They are located on the third floor of the Ritchie Center (north side, on Buchtel Boulevard facing I-25). You can reach them at (303) 871-2205.

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Student Outreach & Support – Student Outreach & Support (SOS) helps students succeed by connecting them to resources, developing a plan of action to meet their goals, and navigating challenging situations. You can submit a referral online, email them at sos@du.edu, or stop in for drop-ins (hours are listed on their website).

DU Food Pantry – The DU Food Pantry exists as a free and open resource for anyone with a DU ID number to supplement their weekly food supply in times of need. New visitors are asked to fill out a short demographic survey. Their hours of operation vary by quarter. The best way to reach out is via email at foodpantry@du.edu.

Center for Advocacy, Prevention & Empowerment (CAPE) – Supports survivor healing by providing advocacy and support for survivors of sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking, and sexual harassment. Daytime advocacy: 303-871-3853 or email cape@du.edu.



Collegiate Recovery Community – The Center offers a virtual community lounge, alcohol and drug-free social events, support meetings, peer mentoring, and educational seminars and events. The CRC is a supportive environment within the campus culture that reinforces the decision to pursue sobriety. It is designed to provide academic excellence alongside recovery support to ensure that students do not have to sacrifice one for the other. Phone: 303-871-3699. Email: recovery@du.edu.    

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Graduate School of Psychology Clinics – Clinics are staffed by trained doctoral students who are supervised by licensed clinicians. They provide services at a low cost to clients, many of whom pay on a sliding scale that takes income and financial situations into account. Visit their website for more information on the Professional Psychology Clinic. Phone: 303-871-3736.

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Campus Safety – DU's Department of Campus Safety helps facilitate a healthy and safe college community.

  • Emergency: 303-871-3000
  • Non-Emergency: 303-871-2334
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Counseling Center Referral Service – Search the online community provider database for a mental health provider suitable to your needs.

TELUS Health (MySSP) Application – Resource designed to support the overall emotional health and well-being of students by providing real-time 24/7 access to professional counselors as well as scheduled short-term support. Use the app not only to connect with live support, but also to review its extensive library of digital emotional health and well-being content, which includes access to virtual fitness sessions and self-administered assessments.

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External Wellness Resources

Note: The inclusion of unaffiliated third-party resources on this page does not represent an endorsement by the University. DU is not responsible for any services or content provided by these resources.

Colorado Lawyer Assistance Program (COLAP) – Provides free and confidential assistance to the Colorado legal community for personal and professional issues. Phone: 303-986-3345 or email: info@coloradolap.org



Suicide & Crisis Lifeline – 988

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Colorado Crisis Services – Behavioral health crisis response system offering residents mental health, substance use, or emotional crisis help, as well as information and referrals. Trained professionals and peer specialists available 24/7. Call 1-844-493-8255 or text TALK to 38255.

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People House – Non-profit, non-sectarian personal and spiritual growth center. Their purpose is to enrich people’s lives through educational programs and personal and spiritual growth. Phone: 303-480-5130.

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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline – Free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment, referral and information service for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Phone: 1-800-662-4357


Sober (formerly Alcoholics Resource Center) – A state-wide recovery resource devoted to supporting the men and women of Colorado. Discover Colorado AA meetings per county or city and take the next step to overcome alcohol addiction. 
Phone: (800) 643-9618.

FreeRehabCenters.org is a comprehensive resource for information on free alcohol and drug rehab centers in the United States. Our website provides a guide to finding a free rehab center, how to qualify for free rehab, tips for finding free rehab, and a list of local free rehab resources from government to non-profit organizations.