While graduate school can be exciting and rewarding, it can also be extremely detrimental to students’ mental health. Here at The Pipettepen, we believe in putting mental health and well-being first, and that supporting students’ mental health is imperative to success. This page contains resources from national organizations and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Mental Health Resources at the UNC and North Carolina

UNC Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS): CAPS is currently providing consultations and appointments via Zoom.
HopeLine NC: North Carolina Crisis line. CALL OR TEXT: 919-231-4525


National Mental Health Resources

BetterHelp:  Register to receive e-counseling with accredited, licensed professionals. Choose from hundreds of counselors to get counseling anytime, anywhere.
Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741-741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor. Free support available 24/7.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Click here for instant online chat.
Psychology Today: Access hundreds of psychology related articles, from mental health to relationships. Psychology Today also helps find a therapist near you. 
Talkspace: Registration for 24/7 access to licensed therapists. Flexible payment plans and switching therapists at no extra cost.
Live Another Day: Live Another Day believes in equal access to life-saving mental health and substance use resources. This website provides extensive information on the best resources available.
Detox Local: An excellent resource that features abundant information including mental health and substance use resources including resources specifically for the AAPI (American Asian and Pacific Islander) community.

Important Phone Numbers*

Emergency: 911
Lifeline: 998 (T)
AIDS Crisis Line: 1-800-221-7044
American Association of Poison Control Centers: 1-800-222-1222
LGBT Hotline: 1-888-843-4564
National Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependency Hope Line: 1-800-622-2255
National Crisis Line – Anorexia and Bulimia: 1-800-233-4357
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1- 800-799-7233
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
National Hopeline Network: 1-800-SUICIDE (800-784-2433)
Planned Parenthood Hotline: 1-800-230-PLAN (7526) 
Self-Harm Hotline: 1-800-DONT CUT (1-800-366-8288)
TREVOR Crisis Hotline: 1-866-488-7386
Veterans Crisis Line: Call 1-800-273-8255, press 1. Text 838255.

*(T): Text Option Available*