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
    • 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
  • 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:

Civitan Building
2213 Elba St
Durham, NC

Exchange on Erwin
2608 Erwin Rd
Durham, NC

    • 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:

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