We all need support sometimes. The following MIT offices and programs are here to help you.
Wellness Resources Available Through MIT Medical
Additional Wellness Resources
A comprehensive list of Personal Support resources for MIT students can be found on resources.mit.edu. We’ve highlighted a few below.
- The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-8255): 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress as well as prevention and crisis resources
The Trevor Project Lifeline: a free, confidential and secure instant messaging (TrevorChat)
and text massaging (TrevorText) service for LGBTQ+ youth
The Steve Fund: crisis text line for youth of color
MIT Police 24/7 Emergency number (617-253-1212) OR dial 100 from any MIT phone
How You Can Help Others
MindHandHeart: a coalition of students, faculty, and staff with fresh insights, new ideas, and diverse perspectives working collaboratively and strategically to strengthen the fabric of our MIT community
- Become an MIT Medlinks: a residentially based peer health advocacy program that supports the health of students in their residences