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Current Counseling Services Offered

Use MySSP first: DePaul's My Student Support Program provides brief counseling for all students. Students can use MySSP to access support anytime, anywhere:

  • Download the free MySSP App: Search ‘MySSP’ from either the Apple App Store or Google Play and download today.
  • Through the app, all students can call or chat with a Student Support Counselor 24/7 in real-time or schedule a telephone or secure video session.
  • Or call direct 1.866.743.7732. (If calling from outside North America, dial 001.416.380.6578.)
  • For more information, go to go.depaul.edu/myssp.

Access virtual services by calling DePaul UCS:

  • Phone/virtual consultations and referrals to outside services are available.
  • For ongoing counseling support, counseling staff will provide resources and referral support.
  • Call (773) 325-7779 to schedule an initial phone consultation. If staff are on another call, please leave a message with your name, phone number, and student ID number, and your call will be returned as soon as possible.

In case of an urgent or life-threatening emergency:

  • Call 911, go to your nearest emergency room, or (if you are on campus) call Public Safety: (773) 325-7777 (Lincoln Park) or (312) 362-8400 (Loop).

Mental Health Screenings

Everyone experiences stress, sadness and anxiety from time to time—it’s part of life. But if you are feeling overwhelmed, depressed, or unable to do the things you once enjoyed, it may be time to assess your emotional health. If you are concerned about yourself or someone you love, take a few minutes to visit the mental health screening website to  complete a free anonymous self-assessment.

Online Resources