COVID-19 Mental Health Resources

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Please be advised that Counseling Services staff is working remotely.  For appointments, call our main number at 609-896-5157. If you need immediate assistance on campus, dial 7777 for Public Safety.  If off-campus, dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. For more information,  visit our Counseling Services webpage.


  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (24/7) 1.800.273.8255
  • CONTACT Mercer (8AM - 10PM) 609.896.2120
  • Crisis Text Line Text START to 741741
  • LGBTQ Hotline 855.654.6735
  • Womenspace 800.281.2800
  • Trans Lifeline 877.565.8860
  • Vets4Warriors 855.838.8255
  • Veterans Crisis Line 1.800.273.8255


  • Scientific American posted an article on how to preserve your mental health while avoiding physical proximity: How to prevent loneliness.
  • The American Psychological Association features Baruch Fischhoff, Ph.D. with an audio podcast on coronavirus anxiety. Find it at: Coronavirus Anxiety
  • Active Minds has some online resources for university students: Mental Health and Coronavirus.
  • Mindfulness practice can be very helpful: Mindfulness.
  • There are some free resources from