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Psychiatric Emergency
&
Suicide Prevention
Assistance


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

Monday-Friday 8:30 AM - 5 PM
FSU Counseling Center
508-626-4640

After hours & on the weekends/holidays:
Advocates Psychiatric
Emergency Services
508-872-3333

24 hours/day:
Samaritans 24-hour
Suicide Prevention Helpline
617-247-0220

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.

1 is 2 Many
Vice President Joe Biden's campaign to reduce violence against women. Click here to go to the website and watch his PSA featuring the President, Vice President, and sports leaders.

College Student Created PSA's
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Mission Statement
Framingham State University recognizes the unique needs of Servicemembers and returning veterans. The University welcomes the qualities of maturity, commitment, and leadership developed through military experience. Students are encouraged to use these qualities as active participants in the campus community.

Veteran and Servicemember Resource Center
Kevin Fields, Coordinator of Veteran Services, is the point of contact for all veteran students. Services include certification, referrals, and the explanation of benefits and resources.
McCarthyCenter
Fifth Floor Room 514
508-626-4632
veterans@framingham.edu
http://www.framingham.edu/veterans-services/index.html

FSU Counseling Center
Foster Hall 2nd Floor
Health and Wellness Center
508-626-4640

The Counseling Center is available to any matriculated Veteran student who would like to talk with a professional counselor about any challenges you are facing.  There is no charge for any of the Center’s services. The Center is staffed by licensed clinical social workers, social workers in training, and a psychiatric clinical nurse specialist.

The staff is trained to assist Veterans with issues of PTSD, depression, anxiety, adjustment challenges, relationship or family concerns, or any other challenges that may be affecting your day-to-day life.

FSU Health Services
Foster Hall 1st Floor
Health and Wellness Center
508-626-490
www.framingham.edu/health-center/

Health Services functions as the primary care provider for both resident and commuter students while they are on campus.The professional staff at FSU Health Services is committed to offering high quality, confidential medical care to all students, and is happy to assist any Veteran student with health care concerns.

Office of the Registrar
(Day Division)
McCarthy Center 5th Floor
Student Services Center
508-626-4545

The Office of the Registrar and the Veteran Services office assist veteran students in using their education benefits. Filing the benefits and certification of enrollment must be done through that office or the Office of Continuing Education. Both offices also provide information regarding VA requirements.
http://www.framingham.edu/registrar/general-information/veterans-services.html

Office of Continuing Education
Dwight Hall
508-626-4550

Career Services and Employer Relations
College Center
4th floor, Room 412
508-626-4625
www.framingham.edu/career-services

Career Services and Employer Relations helps make connections between students and alumni and employers. They provide all internship/job seekers a high level of service and assistance.

The Career Services and Employer Relations Office also has a resource listing to assist Veterans with career related issues. Veterans can also check with the Veteran Services office. You can access these resources by clicking on:
www.framingham.edu/career-services/Veterans-internship-program

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Off-Campus

U.S. Department of Veterans Services
http://www.va.gov/

Massachusetts Department of Veterans Services
http://www1.va.gov/vso/index.cfm?template=viewreport&Org_ID=147

Resource Guide for Massachusetts Veterans’ Services
http://www.mass.gov/ago/docs/civilrights/vets-guide.pdf

VA Mental Health Links
http://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/

Suicide Prevention for Veterans
http://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/suicide_prevention/

Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Veterans can dial 1-800-273-TALK (8255) and press 1 to connect to VA suicide prevention and mental health service professionals.

Mental Health Recovery for Veterans
http://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/mentalhealthrecovery.asp

Substance Issues for Veterans
http://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/substanceabuse.asp

Depression Issues for Veterans
http://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/depression.asp

PTSD Among Veteran Students
http://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/studentveteran/adjustment.asp

Anonymous Screening for PTSD
https://www.myhealth.va.gov/mhv-portal-web/anonymous.portal?_nfpb=true&_pageLabel=mentalHealth&contentPage=mh_screening_tools/PTSD_SCREENING.HTML

Military Sexual Trauma Among Veteran Students
http://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/college/mst.asp

Women Veterans
http://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/womenvets.asp

Resources for Families and Partners of Veteran Students
http://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/college/veteranfamilies.asp

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Framingham State University

100 State Street

PO Box 9101

Framingham, MA 01701-9101

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Phone: 508-620-1220