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Psychiatric Emergency
Suicide Prevention

If you're struggling emotionally or thinking about suicide, help is available:

Monday-Friday 9 AM - 5 PM
FSU Counseling Center

After hours & on the weekends/holidays:
Advocates Psychiatric
Emergency Services

24 hours/day:
Samaritans 24-hour
Suicide Prevention Helpline

National Suicide
Prevention Helpline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Free 24/7 confidential mental health & emotional support call line

Text "Start" to 741-741

Free 24/7 confidential emotional support text service

Mental Health Screening
Click here to take an online anonymous self-assessment and find out in a few minutes whether counseling might be helpful for you.

1 is 2 Many
Vice President Joe Biden's campaign to reduce violence against women. Click here to go to the website and watch his PSA featuring the President, Vice President, and sports leaders.

College Student Created PSA's
Contest winners on YouTube

Student Health 101
Monthly online magazine

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Students come to the Center for many different reasons. Counseling may be of help to you if you are experiencing problems with any of the following: (this is not an exhaustive list)

  • Difficulty with concentration, motivation, attention,
    or organizing your time
  • Anxiety, depression, loneliness
  • Adjusting to the university and being away from home
  • Test anxiety
  • Concerns about relationships
  • Being stressed out by all the demands of university life
  • Concern about your substance use or
    substance use issues in your family
  • Wanting to be more assertive or improve your self-confidence
  • Wanting to improve your family relationships
  • Questions about your sexuality
  • Not feeling like your "old" self
  • Dealing with your parent's divorce
  • Eating too much or too little
  • Having suicidal thoughts or behaviors
  • Grieving over the death of someone close to you
  • Difficulty taking care of your normal "day to day" life
  • Sleep problems
  • Having issues with self-injury
  • Worrying about the well being of someone close to you
  • Recovering from unwanted sexual contact or violence
  • Problems with gambling or other addictions
  • Carrying a secret that you've never told anyone,
    but wish you could
  • An unplanned pregnancy
  • Other personal problems

Framingham State University

100 State Street

PO Box 9101

Framingham, MA 01701-9101


Phone: 508-620-1220