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Psychiatric Emergency
Suicide Prevention

If you're struggling emotionally or thinking about suicide, help is available:

Monday-Friday 9 AM - 5 PM
FSU Counseling Center

After hours & on the weekends/holidays:
Advocates Psychiatric
Emergency Services

24 hours/day:
Samaritans 24-hour
Suicide Prevention Helpline

National Suicide
Prevention Helpline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Mental Health Screening
Click here to take an online anonymous self-assessment and find out in a few minutes whether counseling might be helpful for you.

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Welcome to the FSU Counseling Center. We are happy to serve you and hope that you will see us as a useful and friendly resource. If you are a student, we are eager to help you develop or maintain life skills that will help you succeed at FSU and beyond. For parents, faculty, and staff, we are happy to offer consultation and action planning for any student you are concerned about.


The staff at the Counseling Center are a group of highly qualified and dedicated mental health practitioners and support staff who strive to provide effective and compassionate mental health care to any matriculated undergraduate or graduate student. We hope that your experience with us will be productive and helpful and we welcome your feedback at any time about how we might improve our services.

On behalf of the FSU Counseling Center staff, we wish you all the best during your time at FSU. Please let us know if we can help.

Best Wishes,
Paul Welch, MSW, LICSW
Director, FSU Counseling Center

2nd floor, Foster Hall, Health and Wellness Center
Telephone: 508-626-4640
Hours of Operation:
9 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F

Emergency psychiatric services after hours and on the weekends:
Advocates Psychiatric Emergency Services
FSU Police Department

Framingham State University

100 State Street

PO Box 9101

Framingham, MA 01701-9101


Phone: 508-620-1220