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Emergencies

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Emergency Information
This web page provides contact information and other resources designed to serve the HLS community during a crisis or on-campus emergency.

Health Services

Harvard University Health Services
Harvard University Health Services (HUHS) provides high quality, comprehensive health care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year including Primary Care, Pediatric Care, and Mental Health Counseling.

Law School Clinic
The Law School Health Services, located in Pound Hall, is one of four locations at which students, staff and faculty may receive Harvard University Health Services (HUHS).

Counseling and Mental Health Services
Counseling and Mental Health Services offers Harvard students comprehensive outpatient care for a wide variety of mental health concerns, such as anxiety, depression, stress/crisis management, transitional issues, grief, and eating, sexual or relationship concerns.

  • Individual counseling
  • Group counseling
  • Medication management
  • Peer counseling
  • Urgent care (24 hours a day)

Behavioral Health
Behavioral Health offers comprehensive evaluation, consultation, referral, treatment, and follow-up services to individuals, couples, children, and families. This includes:

  • Individual counseling
  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy
  • Group/family/couples therapy
  • Evaluation for and management of medications
  • Evaluation for full or partial hospitalizations

Patient Advocate
Linda Cannon is your Patient Advocate. She is available to discuss and assist with any Harvard University Health Services related questions, problems, or concerns, including:

  • Navigating the health care system
  • Available choices for your medical care
  • Patients who feel they have encountered a problem
  • Special needs arrangements

Alcohol & Other Drug Services
The Office of Alcohol & Other Drug Services (AODS) is a multidimensional resource for students offering a wide range of programs and services aimed at reducing the negative consequences associated with heavy, episodic drinking and substance abuse through prevention, education, intervention, policy development and coordination with treatment providers.

The Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response
The Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (OSAPR) provides confidential support, information and resource referrals to survivors of sexual violence. OSAPR provides empathic, supportive services to students of the College who have experienced sexual assault and works to provide easy linkages to off-campus resources.

Harvard Center for Wellness
The Center for Wellness draws upon the wealth of expertise and resources in the Harvard community to offer a wide array of innovative programs and workshops designed to assist you in improving your own well-being. Whether you are exploring complementary therapies, practicing new ways to enjoy physical activity, restoring balance to your life, learning new skills, or better managing stress, our programs provide opportunities for optimal wellness.

Athletic Resources

Hemenway Gymnasium
Harvard gym facility located on the Harvard Law School campus

Harvard Athletics
For Harvard facilities and athletic resource

Massachusetts Bike Routes

Hubway

Educational Resources

Academic Support Services Langdell Library

Mental Health and Addiction Resources for Law Schools Students and Lawyers

Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers
Lawyers Concerned for Lawyer, Inc. (LCL) is a private, non-profit Massachusetts corporation. As the state’s sole lawyer assistance program, LCL assists those who are experiencing any level of impairment in their ability to function as a result of personal, mental health, addiction or medical problems.

LawLifeline
A mental health resource specifically for law school students.

American Bar Association Lawyer Assistance Programs
The ABA Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs educates the legal profession concerning alcoholism, chemical dependencies, stress, depression and other emotional health issues.

Lawyers With Depression
Website dedicated to helping Lawyers find valuable information about Depression in their occupation.

Transportation Resources

University Transportation Resources

Student-Run Safety & Wellness Resources

Student Mental Health Association
The Harvard Law School Student Mental Health Association for (hereafter SMHA) will seek the entire HLS student body as its audience, and will be open to any interested student seeking resources or seeking to participate by becoming a member. The SMHA will make its resources available to those living with a mental illness, those concerned about friends or loved ones showing signs or symptoms of a mental illness, and those wishing to learn more about mental illness as a global phenomenon. The SMHA will not associate itself with any political party or campaign.

Law School Sexual Assault Harassment Advisers
Sexual Assault/Sexual Harassment (SASH) Advisers are students at Harvard Law who partner with the Harvard Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (OSAPR) to provide support, information, and referrals to students with concerns or experience of sexual assault or harassment.  Services are available for any students in any situations — professional, academic, or social — and are completely confidential and judgement free.

Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers Meetings
Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers is a support group for students and lawyers in Massachusetts to discuss personal and professional issues of life in the law. This peer-led group is a confidential space to discuss substance use and addiction, mental health and stress, and other difficulties. Drop in or contact us for more information. Details about LCL can be found at www.lclma.org.

Other Useful Links

Bureau of Study Counsel
Resources on anxiety, stress, time management, sleep, and relationships.

Harvard Chaplains
A group of religious and secular professionals who are available to help with spiritual, personal, ethical, and religious concerns.

Living Well in the Law
The Living Well in the Law initiative provides opportunities for students to reflect on issues of balance, professionalism, ethics, emotional intelligence and mindfulness as they embark on their legal careers. Through a series of speakers, group discussions, and self-reflection exercises throughout the year, students identify and navigate their own route to a fulfilling life in the law.