• If you are in distress and need to speak with someone urgently, an on-call crisis counselor can be reached 24/7 at the following numbers:
    Holy Cross 24-hour Crisis Center number (855-418-7282)
    National Suicide Help Line (800-273-8225)



Students experiencing personal distress while at the College of the Holy Cross should know that assistance is available.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) offers confidential individual psychotherapy directed toward the resolution of concerns, such as stress, adjustment difficulties, relationship problems, anxiety, and depression. Students may also seek assistance for crises such as suicidal thoughts or attempts, violent behavior, sexual assaults, and other traumas.

Depending on personal preference, students may also call or visit the Chaplains’ Office, Health Services, or the Student Life Office.  Class Deans, faculty members, and administrators are available to listen and direct you to the appropriate resources.  Resident Advisors and Peer Educators are students who have received training in order to provide accurate information and referral sources to students in need.