Free and confidential mental health counseling services are offered to currently enrolled students. Services include individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, and referrals to educational or community resources. We also provide consultation to students, friends, faculty, staff, and parents concerned about a student in distress or in need of additional resources. For more information contact counseling@harrisburgu.edu or call 717-901-5100, ext. 0253.

Additional information and resources can also be found on the Harrisburg University ULifeline.org website.

PLEASE NOTE: We do not counsel students via e-mail and e-mail is not a confidential method of communication. Please contact HU Security for emergencies at 717-901-5180. For life-threatening emergencies call 911 (9-9-1-1 from an internal university phone). Emergency help can also be received by calling or texting the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK(8255) or texting “START” to 741-741.


Counseling Resources

Ulifeline.org
http://www.ulifeline.org/
ULifeline was created by the Jed Foundation.  It is an online resource that provides students with a non-threatening and supportive link to information about a wide variety of important mental health topics. Students, families, school staff, and faculty can download information about various mental health topics, ask questions, and seek help anonymously.

 

The Unabridged Student Counseling Virtual Pamphlet Collection
http://www.dr-bob.org/vpc/virtulets.html
A comprehensive collection of online pamphlets on mental health issues, including, but not limited to topics such as alcohol and substance use, anger, anxiety, attention-deficit disorder, cultural issues, depression, disabilities, dissociation, eating disorders, family and childhood issues, grief, impulse control, relationships, self-harm, sexual assault, sexual harassment, sexual orientation, sleep, stress, study skills, test taking, time management, trauma, and wellness. These resources are compiled by Dr. Robert Hsiung, from college and university counseling centers across the country.

 

Transition Year: Your Source for Emotional Health at College
http://www.transitionyear.org/
Whether you are looking for tips on picking a school that is the best fit, interested in finding ways to manage stress once on campus, or want guidance in making a smooth transition for a student dealing with an issue like depression, this site has the information and resources you need. The Transition Year is an online resource center to help parents and students focus on emotional health before, during and after the college transition.