Crisis Support

On-Campus Crisis Resources and Services

CU Police Department

Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)*

  • Phone: 303-492-6766 (after hours use extension 2)
  • Website: www.colorado.edu/sacs/counseling
  • Hours: Mon-Fri 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. walk-in hours
  • Location: Center for Community (C4C) Room S440
  • Director: Karen Raforth, Ph.D.
  • Description: Counseling and Psychological Services offers confidential counseling services for all CU-Boulder students, including individual counseling and therapy, group counseling, consultation and workshops.

Victim Assistance, Office of* (OVA)

  • Office Phone: 303-492-8855, after hours press 2 to talk to a counselor
  • Email: assist@colorado.edu
  • Website: www.cuvictimassistance.com
  • Hours: Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM
  • Location: Center for Community, C4C, Room S440
  • Director: Jessica Ladd-Webert
  • Description: The Office of Victim Assistance (OVA) provides free confidential response services for students, faculty, staff and their significant others who experience traumatic, disturbing or disruptive life events.  We do this by providing information, support, advocacy and short-term counseling. OVA is not a part of the police department. The office responds to situations involving physical assault and hazing, bias motivated incidents, death, discrimination and harassment including sexual harassment, intimate partner violence, serious accidents, sexual assault and stalking, as well as other potentially traumatic situations. If after business hours, call the main number (303-492-8855) and press "2" to speak to a mental health professional.

Student Legal Services*

  • Phone: 303-492-6813 (appointment only)
  • Website: www.colorado.edu/studentaffairs/legal
  • Hours: Mon-Fri 8:45 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1:15 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Location: UMC 311
  • Description: You can take advantage of consultations concerning traffic violations, criminal charges, consumer affairs, contracts, landlord/tenant relations, small claims court, accidents, insurance problems, debt collection, bankruptcy, wills and probate, divorce, employment, and DUI/DWAI. The cost of the initial consultation includes a follow-up appointment. Representation in court is available in many types of cases. All fees are a fraction of the cost of a private attorney.

Office of Discrimination and Harassment

  • Phone: 303-492-2127
  • Website: www.colorado.edu/odh
  • Location: Administrative and Research Center (ARC) 3rd Floor
  • Director: Katherine Erwin
  • Description: The mission of the Office of Discrimination and Harassment (ODH) is to prevent and eliminate discrimination and harassment based on race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status at the University of Colorado Boulder. Additionally they strive to prevent and eliminate false allegations of discrimination and harassment. They conduct fair and unbiased investigations of all allegations of discrimination and harassment and treat all individuals who seek our assistance with respect and dignity.

Wardenburg Psychological Health and Psychiatry*

  • Phone: 303-492-5654
  • Website: www.colorado.edu/healthcenter/php
  • Hours: Mon-Thurs 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Fri 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Location: Wardenburg Health Center, 1st Floor
  • Description: Psychological Health and Psychiatry (PHP) is the mental health clinic at Wardenburg Health Center. PHP is a safe and confidential place for you to come and talk about your concerns. Fees may apply.

Raimy Psychology Clinic*

  • Phone: 303-492-5177
  • Website: http://psych.colorado.edu/~clinical/raimy
  • Hours: Mon-Fri 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Location: 2nd Floor of D-wing (D232) in the Muenzinger Psychology Building at the University of Colorado in Boulder.
  • Description: The Raimy Psychology Clinic at the University of Colorado provides affordable psychological treatment to adults in the Boulder County area, including University of Colorado students, faculty and staff. The Department of Psychology at the University of Colorado maintains the Raimy Clinic as a training site for graduate students in the Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program. Graduate student therapists provide therapeutic services and are supervised by licensed psychologists and other experienced mental health professionals.

Student Conduct, Office of

  • Phone: 303-492-5550
  • Website: www.colorado.edu/studentaffairs/studentconduct/
  • Location: Regent Administrative Center Room 206
  • Director: 
  • Description: The Laws of the Regents require each campus to develop a student code of conduct in order to create and maintain a campus community where people treat one another with respect and courtesy. The university views the student conduct process as a learning experience that encourages growth and personal understanding of one’s responsibilities and privileges within the university community and the greater community.

Ombuds Office*

  • Phone: 303-492-5077
  • Website: www.colorado.edu/Ombuds
  • Location: C4C, N440
  • Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m. - noon and 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. or by appointment.
  • Director: Tom Sebok
  • Description: The Ombuds Office provides confidential, neutral, and informal assistance to students, staff, faculty, and administrators with UCB-related problems and conflicts (e.g., decisions, responsiveness, perceived unfair treatment, communication breakdowns). Visitors to the office wishing to formally notify the university about a concern are referred to the appropriate office or department.

CU Helpline*

Hotline: 303-492-1000

  • Hours: Sun-Thurs 7 p.m. - 12 a.m., Fri-Sat 9 p.m. - 2 a.m.
  • Website: www.colorado.edu/studentgroups/cuhelpline
  • Description: CU HelpLine is unique in the fact that it is made up of students helping students. A lot of the issues you might be experiencing are things they have dealt with, or are currently dealing with, in their own lives. They are not professional therapists, therefore they do not give advice. They are there to listen and talk through whatever you might be dealing with. They are not only a crisis line and they encourage you to call in with whatever is bothering you.

Off-Campus Crisis Resources and Services

Boulder Police Department

  • Non-Emergency: 303-441-3333
  • Administrative Phone: 303-441-3300
  • Website: www.boulder-police.com
  • Location: 1805 33rd Street
  • Chief of Police: Mark R. Beckner

Rape Crisis Team/MESA (Moving to End Sexual Assault)*

  • 24 Hour Hotline: 303-443-7300
  • Office Phone: 303-443-0400
  • Email: info@movingtoendsexualassault.org
  • Website: http://www.movingtoendsexualassault.org/
  • Address: 2336 Canyon Blvd, Suite 103, Boulder, CO 80302
  • Description: The mission Moving to End Sexual Assault (MESA) is to end the suffering in our community caused by sexual assault.  We believe every person has the right to live free of sexual assault.  Through our client services we are here to help sexual assault survivors and their loved ones today and through our prevention education programs we are working towards changing tomorrow to ensure a world free of sexual assault. TAKEN FROM MESA WEBSITE

Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Non-Violence (SPAN)*

  • 24 Hour Hotline: 303-444-2424
  • Office Phone: 303-449-8623
  • Website: www.bouldercountysafehouse.org
  • Address: 835 North Street, Boulder CO,  80304
  • Description: SPAN provides culturally relevant services for victims of interpersonal violence and promoting nonviolence and social justice through violence prevention education. They also provide specialized community training and technical assistance programs, as well as anti-violence/anti-oppression coalition building with individuals, agencies, and institutions throughout Boulder and Broomfield counties and beyond.
  • Services: Emergency Services, Counseling, Children’s Services, Legal Advocacy, Transitional Services, Spiritual Support. TAKEN FROM SPAN WEBSITE

Colorado Anti-Violence Program

  • 24 Hour Hotline: 303-852-5094 or 1-888-557-4441
  • Office Phone: 303-839-5204
  • Email: info@coavp.org
  • Address: P.O. Box 181085 Denver, CO 80218
  • Description: Colorado Anti-Violence Program has been dedicated to eliminating violence within and against the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities in Colorado, and providing the highest quality services to survivors. CAVP provides direct client services including crisis intervention, information, and referrals for LGBT victims of violence 24 hours a day. The CAVP also provides technical assistance, training, and education for community organizations, law enforcement, and mainstream service providers on violence issues affecting the LGBT community. TAKEN FROM WEBSITE

Mental Health Center of Boulder County*

  • 24 Hour Hotline: 303-447-1665
  • Office Phone: 303-443-8500
  • Website: www.mhcbc.org
  • Hours: Mon-Fri 8AM-6PM
  • Location: 1333 Iris Ave. Boulder, CO 80304
  • Description: The MHCBBC offers a wide range of programs and services to individuals of all ages and their families. The MHCBBC staff includes psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, mental health workers, nurses, and administrative professionals as well as many trained volunteers to serve our community.  All of our clinical programs are divided into one of the five networks listed below. TAKEN FROM WEBSITE.

Planned Parenthood*

  • Phone: 303-447-1040
  • Website: www.pprm.org
  • Hours: Click here for hours of operation.
  • Location: 2525 Arapahoe Ave, Suite 200
  • Description: Abortion Services, Birth Control Services, Emergency Contraception, General Health Care, HIV Testing, HPV & Hepatitis Vaccines, LGBT Services, Men's Health Services, Patient Education, Pregnancy Testing, Options & Services, STD Testing & Treatment, Women's Health Services

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline*

  • 24 Hour Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • Website: www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org
  • Description: Are you in crisis? Are you feeling desperate, alone or hopeless? Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), a free, 24-hour hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Your call will be routed to the nearest crisis center to you. TAKEN FROM WEBSITE

Veterans Suicide Prevention Hotline*

  • 24 Hour Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255), Veterans Press 1
  • Website: www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/Veterans
  • Description: The Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) Veterans Health Administration (VHA) has founded a national suicide prevention hotline to ensure veterans in emotional crisis have free, 24/7 access to trained counselors.

La Luna Center - Boulder

  • Phone: 720-470-0010
  • Email: info@lalunacenter.com
  • Website: www.lalunacenter.com
  • Address: 3002 Bluff St. Suite 200 Boulder, Colorado, 80301
  • Description: La Luna Center believes that freedom from disordered eating is possible and is committed to helping you find the level of support you need for your recovery process. La Luna Center provides comprehensive and respectful treatment for individuals struggling with Eating Disorders such as Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating Disorder, and Related Conditions. Treatment centers are located in Boulder and Fort Collins Colorado.