Support and crisis response

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Get immediate help

National hotlines

The Trevor Project is a 24/7 crisis counseling service
LGBT National Help Center is a nationwide toll-free peer counseling, information and referrals to the LGBTQ community.
  • National Hotline: 888-843-4564
  • LGBT National Youth Talkline: 800-246-7743 (serving 25 years old or younger)
  • LGBT National Coming Out Support Hotline: 888-688-5428
  • LGBT National Senior Hotline: 888-234-7243 (serving 50 years old or older)
  • All lines operate Mon - Fri 4pm to 12am and Sundays 12pm to 5pm (Eastern time)
Trans Lifeline is a peer support phone service run by trans people for our trans and questioning peers. Call them if you need someone trans to talk to, even if you’re not in crisis or if you’re not sure you’re trans
  • United States: 877-565-8860
  • Canada: 877-330-6366


Get help at U-M

From the University of Michigan Counseling and Psychological Services

Available Monday - Friday, 10am - 4:30pm
  • Call: 734-764-8312
  • Visit: Central Campus Office (4th Floor Michigan Union)
Available 24/7, after standard CAPS hours, holidays, weekends.
  • Call: 734-764-8312 (Press 0)


Non-crisis support

Spectrum Center drop-in hours

Meet with a Spectrum Center staff member, virtually! Slots are available every week that the university is open. Reserve your spot by clicking the link above or going to If you would like to arrange an appointment but the slots do not work for you, please reach out to us at [email protected].

U-M Dean of Students

The Dean of Students office is a key place for U-M students, parents, faculty, and staff to get help navigating the complex issues of campus life, including off-campus housing concerns, academic difficulties, financial hardship, concern for the well-being of others, physical illness/injury, basic neess, campus climate, navigating pregnancy, parenting as a student, and more.

  • Hours of operation: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Call: 734-764-7420
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Visit: Michigan Union Suite 3100 (3rd Floor) 

National support

  • Love is Respect offers confidential support for teens, young adults, and their loved ones seeking help, resources, or information related to healthy relationships and dating abuse in the US.
    • Call: 1-866-331-9474
    • Text: “LOVEIS” to 22522
    • Online chat
  • Pride Institute specializes in helping LGBTQ+ individuals aged 18 and older recover from substance use disorder, sexual health issues, and mental health conditions.