Local RESOURCES

If you feel that you are experiencing an emergency, please contact:

  • 24 Hour Crisis Hotline: 419-352-1545
  • Athens County Crisis Hotline: 740-593-3344
  • O'Blennes Hospital: 740-593-5551
  • Ohio University Police Department: 740-593-1911
  • Athens Police Department: 740-593-6606


Other Resources:

  • John Haynes is an independently licensed therapist with expertise in helping people process and manage trauma, anxiety, depression, relationship issues and more.


    Location: 507 Richland Ave Suite 102, Athens, OH 45701

    visit athensohiocounseling.com

  • Serving students is at the heart of Counseling and Psychological Services' purpose. Our dedicated team of mental health professionals offers a broad selection of options from single session counseling to group therapy. 


    Phone: 740-593-1616

    Location: Hudson Health Center, 3rd Floor: 1 Ohio University Dr. Athens, OH 45701

    visit the counseling center website here!


    Services Include:

    • Counseling
    • Coping clinics
    • Alcohol screening and intervention
    • More!
  • Ohio University’s Survivor Advocacy Program’s (SAP) mission is to provide confidential support and advocacy services to student survivors of sexual assault, sexual harassment, dating/domestic violence, and stalking.


    Phone: 740-597-SAFE (7233)

    Email: survivor.advocacy@ohio.edu

    Location: Lindley Hall 038

    click here to visit sap's website


    Services Include:

    • Confidential support
    • Advocacy support and services
    • More!
  • This group provides support and resources to students students seeking recovery from alcohol and drug misuse or other addictive disorders, as well as students impacted by the addiction of a loved one or friend.  


    Phone: 740-593-4749

    Email: addingto@ohio.edu

    Location: Baker Union 313

    click here to learn more


    Services Include:

    • Individual Meetings
    • Group Meetings
    • Daily Student Lounge
  • Free on-demand transit service for students & faculty/staff providing a safe and secure method of travel across campus.


    Phone: 740-593-4040

    Learn more and schedule a ride here!


    Services Include:

    Shuttle Rides on Monday-Friday: 5:30 PM - 11 PM, and Saturday-Sunday: 6:00 PM - 11 PM

  • OHIO recognizes that some students may not have enough to eat on a daily or weekly basis. The Cats’ Cupboard food pantry provides students access to fresh, frozen, and shelf stable food options to help with hunger.  The Cats’ Cupboard Food Pantry offers twice monthly pick-up of free food from the pantry. Pantry members can shop in person or by appointment.


    Email: foodpantry@ohio.edu

    Location: Baker Center, Room 514

    Learn more and sign up here!


    Services Include:

    • Twice monthly pick-up or free food from pantry
    • Food donation

National RESOURCES


  • Phone: 1-800-273-8255


    Services Include:

    • Shelters for domestic violence victims
    • Counseling Services
    • Court Advocate
  • TEXT "4HOPE" TO 741-741


    Services Include:

    • Free and confidential 24 hour support
  • Phone: 1-800-656-4673


    Services Include:

    • 24 hour crisis intervention
    • connection to local laws and resources
    • More!