You are not Alone: Support is Available

Contact: Don Thomson

An array of on and off campus supports are available to any student who may be struggling.

As we approach the mid way point of the Spring Semester, we understand that students may be feeling stressed and overwhelmed. Know that you are not alone, this is a common feeling and there is support available for you. Here are some reminders of the services available to any student who may need emotional support and can assist you in navigating the resources you may need:

Student CARE Coordinator - Tori Ruiz, Office of Student Affairs,, 503-370-6447

Chaplain - Reverend Ineda Adesanya is available to people of all faiths or no religious beliefs for confidential support,, (503)370-6302.

Bishop Wellness Center - free and confidential counseling services to all students M - F, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Call (503)370-6471 for an appointment.

WUTalk, serviced by ProtoCall at (503)375-5353- 24/7 crisis counseling support

Multnomah County Crisis Line (Portland) to be immediately connected with a mental health professional, 503-988-4888

National Hotlines

  • Suicide Prevention Hotline: (800) 273-8255
  • National Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741
  • The Steve Fund: Crisis text line for people of Color. Text STEVE to 741741 and a live, trained crisis counselor will respond.
  • Trevor Project: The Trevor Project has a call line as well as a text line for folx in the LGBTQ+ community. Text START to 678678, or call 1-866-488-7386.
  • The Trans Lifeline: 877-565-8860 [available 10:00am-4:00am; mental health concern or suicide]
  • Asian LifeNet Hotline: 877-990-8585 [available in Cantonese, English, Fujianese, Japanese, Korean, or Mandarin]

As a reminder, Campus Safety is a 24/7 resource available to all students and can connect you to the appropriate after hours on-call staff. Salem Campus Safety can be reached at (503)370-6911, Portland PNCA Campus Safety can be reached at (503)621-2061.

You are not alone and we are here to help. As a reminder, here is the Supporting Students in Times of Concern and Emergencies. Take good care of yourself, and each other.

Willamette University

Marketing and Communications

Waller Hall, Fourth Floor
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.

Back to Top