The UK Counseling Center is open!
While we are not seeing people in person at Frazee Hall due to COVID-19, we are offering services via telehealth.
We want to be a support to YOU during this stressful and uncertain time.
Please call our number at (859) 257-8701 to make an appointment or to speak with a clinician.
If you call and receive a recording, please call back in a few minutes.
We are open during the normal 8 am to 4:30 pm operating hours and have crisis/urgent clinician availability outside of business hours (24/7).
Weekly on-going programs available via Zoom:
Mondays starting April 6 at 4 pm:
Relax, Relate, Release for UK students of color: https://ukth.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIrfu-pqD0sEtZF0YctpAYpKmdKqLmpfZEa
Tuesdays starting April 7 at 4pm:
Guided Imagery [open to any UK student, anywhere]: https://ukth.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYvcOuvqjkpHNDSNqPrzmcgACbeqWnimaNS
at 3pm: Undergraduate White Accountability Space [open to UK undergraduate students]: https://ukth.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0kcu-trj0pHNaP1PXBoBeEBa8T6CkfpxtI
at 4pm: Meditation [open to any UK student, anywhere]: https://ukth.zoom.us/j/205741392?pwd=SE1vdlhiUDVtem5HVHhzQnJIUHFXZz09
Fridays at 2pm:
SpeakOUT! [Open to any UK LGBTQ+ student, anywhere]: https://uky.zoom.us/j/939516149
Let's TeleTalk! This program is open to ANY UK student, ANYWHERE! These are brief, confidential conversations with a UKCC Clinician. Please drop in!
Mondays at 3pm:
Tuesdays at 1pm:
Wednesdays at 1pm:
Thursdays at 12pm:
Fridays at 2pm:
Racial Trauma Healing Space, Thursday June 4th at 4pm (students of color): https://ukth.zoom.us/j/99306136537
Online Forest Visualization Video [accessible anytime]:https://youtu.be/swLEMg8ItUI
Information related to UKCC services:
The UKCC hopes to reduce the transmission of the coronavirus by modifying most services offered. Individual and couples therapy, and case management appointments are being conducted via secure Zoom or phone to students who are currently in the state of Kentucky. If you are not in the state of Kentucky, we can talk by phone to locate other resources for you.
Please watch your email and have phones ready to accept voicemail messages from UKCC. You may receive a phone call from blocked or unknown number.
- Most groups are cancelled for the remainder of the spring semester and until further notice.
- Workshops are conducted via Zoom.
- The Relaxation Room is closed for the remainder of the spring semester and until further notice.
If you are in crisis, please call our office (859) 257-8701 or use the crisis services listed below.
Check our website for updates and resources for self-care. It is normal to feel isolated, anxious and sad at this time. Please reach out to us for support. Non-crisis questions may be e-mailed to UKCounselingCenter@uky.edu
Information and resources related to the Coronavirus:
CATS Choose: A toolkit for caring for yourself during COVID-19 (This is a live document and will be updated)
UK’s response to the coronavirus: https://www.uky.edu/coronavirus/
National info: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
Kentucky info: https://chfs.ky.gov/agencies/dph/pages/covid19.aspx
Crisis resources by phone:
UK Counseling Center, (859) 257-8701 (press 1 after hours, on weekends, and during university closings)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK
Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center: 1-800-656-4673
Trevor Project (LGBTQ): 1-866-488-7386
National Disaster Distress Helpline (SAMSA) related to COVID-19: 1-800-985-5990 (also available in Spanish), for those who are hearing impaired or deaf: TTY number 1-800-846-8517
Crisis resources by text:
Crisis Text Line, “go” to 741-741
Trevor Project (LGBTQ), “start” to 678-678
National Disaster Distress Helpline Text (SAMSA) related to COVID-19: text TalkWithUs to 66746