7 Cups Referral Resources
Sexual Assault Hotline:
Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
National Runaway Switchboard:
(runaway, homeless, or at-risk youth)
(self-injury support forum and community)
US Veterans Crisis Hotline/Online Chat:
The Trevor Project:
The Center to Prevent Youth Violence:
815 S. Cathedral Place
The purpose of The Well is to help students “achieve or maintain a healthy lifestyle”. They offer a myriad of services related to the following issues: sexual assault, dating violence, stalking, tobacco cessation, alcohol and other drugs, stress, sleep, eating and nutrition, and eating disorders. The Well is also home to the Rams in Recovery clubhouse. Call, visit the website, or stop by to learn more about what The Well can do for you!
University Counseling Services
Monroe Park Campus Office:(804) 828-6200
907 Floyd Ave. (Student Commons) Room 238
MCV Campus Office: (804) 828-3964
1000 E. Marshall Street (VMI Building) Room 412
After Hours Emergency: (804) 828-1234 (This number will connect you to a VCU Police dispatcher, just ask to speak to a therapist.)
VCU’s on-campus counseling centers (one on each campus). The mission of UCS is to “create an environment that fosters student growth, development, and psychological well being through direct clinical service, education, and prevention”. Visit their website to learn more about their staff and services and go in person to either office to schedule a consultation.
Disability Support Services
907 Floyd Ave (Student Commons) Room 102
DSS works with students who have a documented disability and are registered on the Monroe Park Campus. Visit their website to register, request letters, schedule an appointment, fill out a test form, or submit additional requests.
Center for Psychological Services and Development
CPSD “assists individuals and families in need of counseling and assessment with affordable services provided by professionals and graduate students in the mental health field”. They offer assessment (psychological and career) services as well as adult therapy, couples therapy, family therapy, career counseling, and group therapy (process groups and anxiety group).
Project Yoga Richmond (PYR)
Side by Side
Side by Side (formerly ROSMY) is “dedicated to creating supportive communities where Virginia’s LGBTQ+ youth can define themselves, belong, and flourish”.
The Gay Community Center of Richmond
The Gay Community Center of Richmond “envisions a community where LGBTQ+ citizens are treated with respect and dignity, and their unique gifts are championed and celebrated, thereby strengthening our community”. They offer education and advocacy, support and partnerships.
Crisis Text Line
This is a free, 24/7 support line for those in crisis. Send a text message to 741741 to text with a trained Crisis Counselor.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
When you call the number above, you will be connected to a trained and skilled counselor at a crisis center in your area. You can call anytime, 24/7.
SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)
By calling the number above or using a tool on SAMHSA’s website, you can locate behavioral health treatment services in your area.
The National Domestic Violence Hotline
By calling the number above, you will be connected with a highly-trained advocate who you can speak with confidentially about domestic violence you may be experiencing, available resources and information, or any unhealthy aspects of your relationship that you may be questioning.
RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network)
You can call the number above and speak with, or visit the RAINN website and chat with, someone about sexual violence that you may be experiencing. RAINN is America’s largest anti-sexual violence organization.
The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project “provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention for LGBTQ youth”. You can call the number above to receive help. You can also visit The Trevor Project website for resources and education.
A collection of self help articles compiled by UCS on several emotional well-being topics.
Half of Us
Half of Us is a website that provides encouragement to youth and young adults who are struggling with various mental and emotional health and well-being issues by reminding them that they are not alone. It provides resources and information as well as video clips of individuals sharing their stories.
Stop, Breathe & Think
An app that curates small collections of guided meditations based on how you are feeling.
An app that allows you to track your mood and engage in various activities designed to help you manage stress and anxiety, all based in a supportive community and derived from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Meditation.