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Navigating the News

The University of Denver Health and Counseling Center (HCC) is committed to supporting students in light of current events and news. Below you will find archived responses of the HCC to what has been happening. Know that the HCC is here to support anyone who has been affected.

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"Me Too"

People who have been sexually assaulted or harassed are posting "me too" on their social media outlets to show how widespread the problem of sexual assault is. We know this issue impacts many of our community members at DU. The Health and Counseling Center is here to support you. The Center for Advocacy, Prevention and Empowerment (CAPE) supports survivor healing by providing advocacy, and support for victims of sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking and sexual harassment.

You can contact CAPE at:
Daytime Advocacy 303-871-3853
After-Hours Crisis 303-871-2205

We see you, we acknowledge you, and we are here for you.

Tragedy in Las Vegas

October 2, 2017

Campus Life and Inclusive Excellence and the Health and Counseling Center (HCC) is deeply saddened by the tragedy in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 1, 2017. We recognize that this could be a very difficult time for many of our students who are from that area or know others who are from there as well. We want you to know if you or other students are experiencing distress related to this event, or if this event triggered memories of other tragedies in your life, the HCC is here to provide a safe and confidential environment to discuss this with a counselor. If support is needed, please contact us at 303-871-2205, and after-hours press Option 1.

During this time, we encourage you to create a culture of care by reaching out for support as well as extend support to others. It is important for us to stay connected and do what we can to take care of one another in the DU community. For additional resources, please see this link by The American Psychological Association: