There are many resources to support the Duke community during this time and to help you care for your loved ones.
If you are a student who needs help or if you know a student who needs help:
- DukeReach is a collaborative program which ensures all members of the university community are able to connect students to available counseling and medical or personal assistance.
- DukeReach offers coordination of care for all students and will help identify support services from among the variety of resources across campus or in a student’s local communit
- Students who are not sure where to turn may find DukeReach to be especially helpful
- Contact DukeReach at 919-681-2455 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- After-hours services remain available via UNC HealthLink—call 919-966-3820 to speak with someone
- Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) offers many services to Duke students
- Any student can call 919-660-1000 to speak with someone, or for assistance with referrals in your local community
- Duke CAPS Emergency Assistance is at https://studentaffairs.duke.edu/caps/emergency-assistance
- Religious Life at Duke offers a wide range of student support and ways to connect with clergy from any of Duke’s diverse faith groups
If you are a Duke employee who needs help:
- Faculty and Staff can call Duke’s Personal Assistance Service
- This team of licensed professionals offers assessment, short-term counseling, and referrals to help resolve a range of personal, work, and family problems
- PAS services are available at no charge to benefit-eligible Duke faculty, staff, and their family members
- The Duke Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences has same-day appointments available (in-person and telephone-based) for faculty, staff, Graduate Medical Education (GME) trainees, and their families (including children) who are seeking support related to stress management, coping resources, and behavioral health concerns. In-person appointments are available between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Extended hours are available for telehealth services.
- A team of social workers, psychologists, advanced practice providers, and psychiatrists is available Monday through Friday at two outpatient clinic sites in Durham:
2213 Elba St
Exchange on Erwin
2608 Erwin Rd
- Services may be accessed by contacting the behavioral health referral coordination team of social workers at 919-681-1631.
If you are looking for resources specifically for international students and their families:
- The International House is a resource to lend support for international students and families
If you are looking for National Emergency Resources:
- Crisis Textline: Text START to 741-741
- Crisis Textline for Students of Color: Text STEVE to 741-741
- National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK(8255) | suicidepreventionlifeline.org
- LGBTQ Trevor Lifeline: 866-488-7386 | TheTrevorProject.org
- Trans Lifeline: 877-565-8860 | translifeline.org
- Addictions Hotline: 1-888-984-0363 | 24houraddictionhelp.org
- Veteran’s Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255, select 1
- The Jed Foundation has many resources for college age students and families. Text “START” to 741-741 or call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
If you need help, please reach out to one of these resources, to a friend, colleague, neighbor, or family member. There are people here who care about you.