For Urgent/Crisis Support
If you have an immediate concern that you or someone else is in imminent danger:
Please call 9-1-1 or ODU Police Department at 757-683-4000.
If you are an ODU student who needs support right now:
Please call 757-683-4401 and press option 2 to be connected with a crisis counselor 24/7/365 days per year.
Mental Health Crisis Line: Call or text 9-8-8
If you have a concern about someone who is a student that you think needs support, but does not seem to be an emergency:
Please contact Student Outreach & Support and they will follow up with the student. You can do so in the following ways:
If you are unsure of what you need, do not know how to best support a student, or need help determining if something is an emergency:
Please call 757-683-4401, press option 2 and a mental health professional will be available 24/7/365 to help you get the support and guidance that you need.
If you do not have an emergency, but you would like to speak with a mental health professional:
Spring & Fall:
Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Summer & Breaks:
Monday-Friday: 8 am - 5 pm