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Counseling & Wellness Services

The Office of Student Development & Success is providing Mental Health Resources & Services for Students during COVID-19. Mental health resources are available for all VUU students via teletherapy through a secure platform. Appointments can be made at The VUU Panther Safe App also offers mental health support 24/7/365. Below are additional resources to help you during this time. 

Mental Health Apps

Numerous mental health apps exist to support and encourage positive mental health practices. Many of these are free and available for download on your device. Click here

Managing Stress and Anxiety During COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has created this resource related to mental health and coping during COVID-19.
Click here

Crisis & Emergency Resources

In the case of a mental health emergency, students should call 911 or contact the emergency department.

Emotional Support Help Line for COVID-19


Free access to specially trained mental health specialists to support people experiencing anxiety or stress around COVID-19.

TAO Self Help

Free web and app-based online counseling resource for VUU students. Support and resources for resiliency, stress management, depression, anxiety, mindfulness, recovery support, and more. Sign up with your VUU email. Click here to enroll.

Panthers In Recovery Virtual Resources 

In collaboration with one of our partners, Rams in Recovery, all VUU students have access to recovery meetings in virtual spaces with links provided below.  To access a meeting by phone call 646 558 8656 and enter the meeting ID. Click here for more information.

Active Minds: Mental Health Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic