Due to high volume of clients, starting February 23, 2022, we can no longer offer individual or child community counseling services for the Spring 2022 Semester. We anticipate resuming these services in Summer 2022.The Colorado Crisis Center is available 24/7/365
You're Never Alone—We're Here to Help
If you would like to start mental health counseling at our center, please email us at CounselingCenterFrontDesk@ucdenver.edu. If it is outside of our office hours and you are having an urgent mental health crisis CU Denver students can call the Auraria Health Center line (303) 615-9911 and Non CU Denver students can call the Colorado crisis services at (844)493-8255.
We recognize the need for mental health services is high. Unfortunately, due to high demand and staff shortages, the counseling center is currently on a waitlist for on-going counseling. We anticipate being able to accept new clients at the beginning of June. Please call our front desk at 303/315-7270 if you would like to be contacted once we resume our on-going counseling services.
Please note that we are still providing crisis walk-in services. If you are experiencing an urgent mental health situation, call 911 or the 47/7 Colorado Crisis Service line at 1-844-493-8255.
Additional Resources and Support for CU Denver Students:
YOU at CU
Counseling Center workshops, Thursdays 3 to 4 pm (online). Call 303/315-7270 to register.
CU Denver Counseling Crisis Walk-In Hours
Health Center at Auraria 24/7 Crisis Line
Telehealth and In-Person Counseling Services
The counseling center is available for telehealth (virtual) appointments and in-person services starting Fall semester 2021. Students must be in the state of Colorado to be eligible for telehealth sessions. Please call 303-315-7270 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment.
Do not come into the counseling center if you feel unwell or have the following symptoms: fever, shortness of breath, cough, muscle aches, loss of taste or smell, sore throat, runny nose, nausea and/or vomiting.
For any questions or concerns about telehealth vs in-person therapy make sure to take a look at our guide on the pros and cons of each approach.
Please call our main phone line at 303-315-7270 or email us at email@example.com for any questions or additional information.
Our On-call/ Walk-in hours are:
Monday -Thursday from 11am to 4pm
Friday from 12pm to 2pm
If you feel like you are having a crisis outside those hours and would like to speak to someone please call the 24/7 Auraria Health Center line at (303) 615-9911. For non-CU Denver clients you can reach the Colorado Crisis Services at (844) 493-8255 .
If you are experiencing a life threatening mental health emergency make sure to call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.
If you're a community member or Denver Public Schools (DPS) student or family member, our pricing and services are a bit different.
CU Denver has a partnership with the JED Foundation to help educate young adults and teens in an effort to prevent mental illness. JED offers a variety of online resources which are available
to both CU Denver students and community members.
Trying to reach us while we're closed? Please provide us with your name and phone number and we'll call you back as soon as we can.
The Effects of Rapid Resolution Therapy for Survivors of Sexual Violence:Preliminary Research Results
study is being conducted on the effectiveness of a single-session
psychotherapy, Rapid Resolution Therapy, on symptoms that result from
experiences of sexual violence.
you have experienced an occurrence of sexual violence (rape) any time
in the past (at least three months ago), are at least 18 years of age,
and have ongoing symptoms (nightmares, anxiety, depression, avoidance,
etc), that are a direct result of this event and would like to
participate in a free session, please contact: Elaina Swanson, Study
Coordinator at 303.514.956.
Conducted through: The University of Colorado at Denver
Sponsored by: Institute for Survivors of Sexual Violence
Pl: Heather Aberle COMIRB#: 19-1453
We want you to feel comfortable talking to someone about your mental health. Whether it's one-on-one counseling or chatting in one of our group settings, let us find the best services for you.
We're stronger together. Through trainings, screenings, conversations, and other programs, we can become more connected to help each other through our toughest times. You are not alone.
It's our job to help educate, remove stigma, and improve conversations around mental health on our campus. We have several outreach programs available by request for our campus community.
Here at the CU Denver Counseling Center, our staff includes psychologists, psychotherapists, and graduate-level practicum students. We're well-trained and ready to help. Find out a little about us!