Counseling and Related Services

We recognize that students at Boston University might need access to certain wellness and counseling services here at the University. Below is our often-recommended list of available campus resources.

Student Health Services

881 Commonwealth Avenue (1st Floor)
617-353-3575
www.bu.edu/shs

Available to help students with serious problems, including emotional stress, alcohol, drugs, and crime (24-hour emergency service)

Behavioral Health

617-353-3569
By appointment, Monday—Friday, 9 am—5 pm
24-hour emergency health care (academic year)
After hours and weekends: 617-353-2121

Crisis Intervention

617-353-3569
By appointment, Monday—Friday, 9 am—5 pm
24-hour emergency health care (academic year)
After hours and weekends: 617-353-2121

Danielsen Institute

185 Bay State Road
617-353-3047
E-mail: daninst@bu.edu
www.bu.edu/danielsen

Licensed mental health clinic, pastoral counseling center, training and research center serving students, faculty, staff, and the greater Boston community.

  • Services include individual, group, couples/partners, and family therapy and evaluation
  • Short- and long-term therapy available
  • Psychological testing

Services by appointment only; no walk-ins. Located on the MBTA Green “B” line and handicapped accessible. Call for sliding structure and insurance information.

Office of Disability Services

19 Deerfield Street (2nd Fl)
617-353-3658
E-mail: access@bu.edu
www.bu.edu/disability

Provides consultation to individuals with disabilities who requesting assistance or seeking information regarding accessibility. This office serves as an information and referral resource for the University. Coordinates all accommodations for students with physical, psychological, or learning disabilities at Boston University, including sign-language interpreters, readers, note-takers, and other auxiliary aides

Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston University

648 Beacon Street, 6th Floor
617-353-9610
www.bu.edu/card/

  • Specializing in the assessment and treatment of anxiety, eating disorders, and related disorders such as phobias, depression, binge eating and bulimia nervosa, obsessive-compulsive disorder, anorexia, and panic attacks
  • Short-term individual and group cognitive-behavioral treatment
  • Comprehensive evaluation

Sliding fee structure. Convenient location at Kenmore Square subway stop. Services by appointment.

Speak Easy

617-353-3528

Student-run peer counseling telephone service

  • Discussion of any topic including personal, family, and academic issues
  • Crisis intervention
  • Referral service

Service available during the academic year: Monday-Thursday, 9:30 pm—1:30 am.

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