Uof L Counseling Center and Available Services During the Coronavirus Pandemic
The UofL Counseling Center will still be answering calls and talking to students in crisis over the phone.They are working on uploading more tips, resources, etc. to their website https://louisville.edu/counseling/coping-with-covid-19 and have been posting on social media.
Self-care tips and resources for students on the waitlist:
- If you are in crisis, please call us at (502) 852-6585 M-F between 8:30am and 4pm and we will assign a clinician to speak with you as soon as possible.For after-hours crisis and emergency services:
- 911 (or go to the nearest emergency room)
- University Police (ULPD) (502) 852-6111
- Emergency Psychiatry Dept. at the University of Louisville Hospital (502) 562-3210
- Hope Now Hotline (502) 589-4313
- Suicide Prevention Hotline (800) 273-TALK (8255) OR Text HOME to 741741
Below are some local resources for mental health services that are offering telehealth services and are taking new clients. Please also visit our webpage for information on other resources. If you are outside of KY, you can visit Psychology Today’s searchable database to find a provider near you https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists
The Kentucky Counseling Center (KCC) https://kentuckycounselingcenter.com/
- provides telehealth, case management, and psychiatry (medication) services. Click this link to read more about their online offerings https://kentuckycounselingcenter.com/online-counseling/
- accepts all KY Medicaid plans and most major insurances. Note- A small number of commercial insurance plans do not cover telehealth.
- For those who do not have insurance, they have low self-pay rates, but do not have a sliding scale.
- Call 855-591-0092 with questions
Kentucky Mental Health https://kentuckymentalhealth.com/
- provides telehealth, recovery groups, case management/social assistance, and psychiatry (medication) services. Click this link to read more about their services https://kentuckymentalhealth.com/services/
- Call 502-233-3030 with questions
Metro United Way
- Website lists several facilities and hotlines for various treatment options. Click here for information on mental health and addiction services