Mental Health and Suicide Prevention
Tuttleman Counseling Services
Licensed psychologists and counselors can provide individual or group counseling, as well as referral to other resources in the Philadelphia area. You can sign up for therapy during Walk-In hours which is Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, 10 AM to 1:30 PM, Wed 9 AM - 12 PM, and Saturdays 9:00AM-12:00PM (Fall and Spring semesters only). You can visit their website here.
For immediate feedback, take a Mental Health online screening here.
Student Safety Nest
The Student Safety Nest, a comprehensive faculty and staff resource guide for assisting students in need.
Lifesaver Suicide Prevention Programs
Join the Lifesaver ranks on Temple’s Campus!
We offer several trainings that allow students or staff to become Lifesaver Certified. "Lifesavers" help friends who are experiencing issues in their lives. Lifesavers help create a culture of both helping others and asking for help.
Brief Motivational Interviewing (BMI) is a training for Temple staff that focuses on having effective conversations with students who are in distress.
Give a Hoot is a Bystander Intervention training program for students that focuses on mental and behavioral health and gives students the knowledge to safely intervene when a peer is exhibiting a problematic behavior. Sign up for Give a Hoot here.
Active Minds is a student-led organization whose goal is to fight against the stigma surrounding mental health issues, both on college campuses and on a wider level. We make a conscious effort to create an inclusive space for anyone and everyone. We also discuss minority mental health, specifically pertaining to the queer community! E-mail Active Minds at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Temple University's CARE Team is a team of staff from across the University which receives referrals pertaining to students of concern (such as students who have a drinking problem). The CARE team collects additional information and identifies and enacts appropriate strategies for addressing the situation. You can refer yourself or another student by e-mailing the Associate Dean of Students, Rachel Stark, at email@example.com. Visit their website here.
Wellness Resource Center
If you are concerned about your own suicidal thoughts or another student’s you can always come see us. We can refer you to additional on and off campus resources. You may also schedule a Wellness Consultation with one of our staff members or peer educators.