Help for Students in Distress

There are a number of University-provided resources that can help with information about or to which you can refer students in distress.

UW Counseling Center
Call 206-543-1240 and ask to speak with the Counselor on duty to obtain consultation about a student.

The UW Counseling Center provides consultation and information for those who may be concerned about a student's behavior, including how to refer students for counseling, how to respond to students in a crisis, and how to assist students who display unusual, disruptive or destructive behaviors.

Health and Wellness
Health and Wellness is committed to holistic development and support of students and provides a variety of services to help students get the most out of their college experience. By providing consultation, assessment, and intervention services, Health and Wellness can assist students in times of need through direct service and/or referral.  Health and Wellness works with students, families, faculty and staff in difficult situations, when multiple services are needed, to provide a safe and supportive response. 206-543-2684 or

Hall Health Mental Health Clinic
206-543-5030 - Provides mental health services to students, faculty and staff, including assessments; individual, couple, family and group therapy; medication evaluation and management; and referrals when appropriate to other campus or community resources.

Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence Information Service (SARIS) - 206-685-HELP (685-4357) or SARIS is a confidential, free program for students who are victims/survivors of sexual assault or relationship violence and friends, family, and significant others seeking information about sexual assault and relationship violence.

UW Women's Center
206-685-1090 - The Women's Center offers a safe space and point of contact for students and community members in addressing sensitive issues in their lives, such as domestic violence, sexual assault, depression and eating disorders. The UW Women's Center houses a large collection of resources that enable the staff to connect those in need with appropriate services.


If you or others may be in danger


206-685-SAFE (7233)
For advice and resources


206-685-WALK (9255)
UW safety guards
to walk with you