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Fall 2020

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Help Right Now


If you are having thoughts of suicide, impulses to hurt yourself or someone else or if you have just been a victim of violence or a sexual assault, contact the Counseling and Wellness Center immediately. During office hours from Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm, contact our office at 617.879.7760; after hours, contact MassArt Public Safety at 617.879.7800. If you are off-campus, please call 911.

Sexual Assault 

If you or a friend has been sexually assaulted, it is important that you receive medical and psychological care as soon as possible. Contact Public Safety at 617.879.7800 for assistance to be transported to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Emergency Services; contact Health and Counseling Services at 617.879.7760 for additional support, guidance, and resources.

Feeling Unsafe

If you are feeling unsafe, whatever the reason may be, please reach out for help.

  • In case of an emergency, please call MassArt Public Safety at 617.879.7800, or call 911.
  • Counseling and Wellness Center emergency drop-in hours are Monday - Friday 3:00pm - 4:00pm in the Counseling Office, 2nd floor of Kennedy
after hours support

Want to talk to someone on the phone after our office is closed? Trained volunteers are available 24 hours a day/7 days a week to provide support and assistance. Visit or call 877.870.HOPE (4673).

Not comfortable talking on the phone? provides free, 24 hour emotional support by text. Text 741741 when you need to talk. A live, trained counselor will respond promptly and be available to provide support and assistance.


Read more information on coping strategies