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Strictly Confidential Resources at DU

These resources offer strictly confidential services. Except in rare, extreme circumstances, nothing will be shared without the person's explicit permission.

DU Center for Advocacy, Prevention, and Empowerment (CAPE)
Director: Dr. Gillian Kaag
103 Nelson Residence Hall
(CAPE supports survivor healing by providing advocacy and support for victims of sexual violence, stalking, sexual harassment, and relationship violence. All services are confidential and free of charge. CAPE oversees the CAPE Helpline).

DU CAPE Helpline
303-871-3000 (available 24/7) Ask to speak to the CAPE advocate on-call.
(Free and confidential resource supervised by CAPE. These trained advocates will assist survivors, and any family and friends, to cope with the physical, psychological, judicial and/or legal aftermath resulting from gender-based violence).

DU Health and Counseling Center (HCC)
303-871-2205: Daytime (if urgent, ask for counselor of the day)
303-871-3000: After hours (ask for counselor on-call)
Ritchie Center, Suite 3N

Counseling - provides individual or couples counseling; typically up to 10 sessions per academic year for students and up to 6 sessions per academic year for staff and faculty; .

CAPE can assist with connecting individuals with a counselor who specializes in their presenting concern; CAPE also can assist in clarifying what the cost will be for individuals given their insurance coverage.

If finances are a barrier to services, CAPE can assist with advocating for a possible fee reduction.

Crisis services (in-person or over the phone) are free.

Medical - provides full STI testing to include gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis, hepatitis and rapid HIV testing, with results available in 15 minutes. Plan B and certain antibiotics available onsite. For non-emergency situations, medical staff can prescribe any medications required. The HCC also offers hepatitis and HPV vaccination when appropriate.

University Chaplain Services
Rev. Gary Brower, Ph.D.
University Chaplain
Office of Religious & Spiritual Life
Driscoll Student Center South, Suite 29