• 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)

Self Care

Self care is important for our physical, mental, and spiritual health. Practicing self care makes us more effective, energetic, and confident, and it reduces stress. Below you will find various self care resources.

Free Things You Can Do On Your Own (Or With a Friend)

Phone Apps

  • Calm
  • Gratitude Journal
  • Headspace
  • Insight Timer
  • My Fitness Pal
  • Omvana
  • Relax Melodies: Sleep & Yoga
  • Sleep Cycle
  • Study
  • The Smiling Mind
  • Virtual Hope Box

On Campus Resources

Off-Campus Resources (Local)

National Resources

If you are struggling and want to speak to someone immediately:

  • Crisis Text Line: Text “HOME” to 741741 (trained crisis counselors about anything that’s on your mind; free, 24/7, confidential)
  • Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990
  • LGBTQ Hotline: 1-888-843-4564
  • Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800−799−7233
  • Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-4673
  • Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)  the website has resources too
  • Trevor Project LGBTQ Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-866-488-7386