COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resources
If You Need Support
These are incredibly stressful times, but you are not alone. Please reach out if you need support.
- SAMHSA's National Helpline (also known as the Treatment Referral Routing Service), CALL 1-800-662-HELP (4357) or TEXT 1-800-487-4889, is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Callers can also order free publications and other information. Read more about it here.
- If you're thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the Lifeline network is available 24/7 across the United States. Please call or share 800-273-TALK (8255) and the Lifeline chat page with anyone wishing to connect to the Lifeline. Chat with or read about the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline here.
For any victims and survivors who need support, The National Domestic Violence Helpline is here for you, 24/7. CALL 1-800-799-7233 or TEXT 1-800-787-3224 or, if you’re unable to speak safely, you can log onto thehotline.org or text LOVEIS to 22522. Para información en español, visita la página “En Español.”
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Resources for UNC Students
From the University Leaders:
- You are encouraged to speak with an academic advisor about any impact your choices might have for success in future courses or admissions to future programs. Academic Advisors are available to communicate with undergraduate students remotely.
- UNC’s Learning Center has created a page to help you keep learning and finish strong this semester. The site also includes helpful strategies tailored to address specific needs and support your academic success at Carolina.
- Students with learning differences and disabilities can find support and resources related to remote learning from the Office of Accessibility Resources and Service. You can also report if you are having a digital accessibility issue.
- Campus Health remains open with staffing available to offer limited in-person appointments for acute illness. Please only visit Campus Health after calling first (919-966-2281) and scheduling an appointment.
- Mental health can be a challenge during this global health emergency. These are stressful times and it makes sense to be anxious. There are things you can do to help yourself. Counseling and Psychological Services is open and making appointments via Zoom.
- If you have any technical issues please visit help.unc.edu or call 919-962-HELP to submit a request for support. ITS has great tips for attending class in Zoom. You should test your Zoom connection before your first class. They’ve provided guidance on how to improve your Zoom connection as well as guidance for off-campus internet service.