Below is a list of University and Off Campus (non-University) confidential resources. None of these resources would require any involvement by the Office of Institutional Equity (“OIE”), but could provide help and support.

OIE staff members are available to meet with faculty, staff, or students by phone or in-person. If you are not ready to pursue a formal complaint, you can withhold your name and other key details. We can talk through your circumstances and provide guidance on complaint options and services.

If you or a friend are in crisis, the Behavioral Health Crisis Support Team is here to help. Here are a few quick steps to take when you or someone you know is in crisis and needs help.

Step 1: Reach the BHCST
Call the BHCST access line at 410-516-WELL (9355) to speak with a crisis support clinician.

Step 2: Let’s Connect
Share your name, current location, and how to contact you if disconnected. The clinician is then ready to hear what’s happening, and you will receive immediate help.

JHU Confidential Resources

Confidential University Resources for Faculty and Staff

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Confidential University Resources for Students

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  • JHU Sexual Assault Helpline – 410-516-7333

    Serves all JHU students.

    Available 24/7. Receive information, support and discuss options for medical care, counseling and reporting with professional counselors. Calls do NOT constitute making an official report of sexual misconduct to the University. Callers can remain anonymous.
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  • JHU Counseling Center – 410-516-8278*

    Serves all full-time undergraduate & graduate students from KSAS, WSE, & Peabody.

    Homewood Campus
    1 East 31st Street, N200 Baltimore, MD 21218

    *The Counseling Center on the Homewood campus, also coordinates on a University-wide basis, confidential sexual assault resources and serves as a liaison between the University and Baltimore City confidential resources.
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  • JHU Student Assistance Program (JHSAP) – 443-287-7000

    Call to make an appointment and to receive in-the-moment support, 24/7/365,

    JHSAP clinicians see clients via telemedicine and in person at offices in East Baltimore, Charles Village, and Washington, D.C. During COVID-19 pandemic, all services are provided via telemedicine.

    Serves graduate, medical & professional students from the following schools and programs, and their spouses and partners:
    • Carey Business School
    • Krieger School of Arts and Sciences: Advanced Academic Programs (AAP)
    • School for Advanced and International Studies
    • School of Education
    • School of Medicine (graduate and medical students)
    • School of Nursing
    • School of Public Health
    • Whiting School of Engineering: Engineering for Professionals (EP)
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  • JHU Health Services/Mental Health Services

    Serves Bloomberg School of Public Health, School of Medicine, and School of Nursing students, residents, fellows & trainees & their spouses or domestic partners.

    University Health Services (UHS) – 410-955-3250
    933 N. Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205

    Mental Health Services – 410-955-1892
    Available by telephone 24/7.
    Press “0” to speak with the on-call psychiatrist in an emergency
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  • Gender Violence Prevention & Education – 443-927-3548 or

    Primarily serves students.

    Tyler Conzone, MPH, GBVP Coordinator for all undergrads (Homewood and Peabody) and Peabody grads: or 443-927-3572​ 
    Jay Blake, MSW,  GBVP Coordinator for Carey, SAIS, AAP, SOM, SON, and BSPH grads: or 443-927-3545​
    Alyse Campbell, LMSW, Associate Director GBVP, WSE, KSAS, and SOE grads: , 410-516-5133
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  • The Ombuds Office – 410 -218-6669

    Serves PhD Students, Doctoral Fellows, and Postdoctoral Fellows only.

Peer Support for Students

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JHU’s Sexual Assault Resource Unit (SARU) is a volunteer student group that refers survivors to resources and raises awareness about the issue of sexual assault on college campuses. SARU runs a peer support line for those affected by sexual assault and individuals who are concerned about a friend or loved one. The support line is staffed by student responders. For a confidential resource, please call the Sexual Assault Helpline or your school’s designated counseling service, noted above.

SARU also provides peer education focused primarily on what constitutes consent, what factors contribute to rape culture, and how to respond appropriately to survivors. By hosting speakers, putting on poster campaigns, and creating peer-to-peer activities, SARU raises awareness of sexual assault and promotes consent and mutual respect in all sexual encounters. Please note that because SARU is a student group, its members are not required to report received calls to JHU campus officials. Students should be aware that information shared with SARU does not constitute a report or complaint of sexual violence filed with JHU. Accordingly, if you wish to file a complaint, please click here to learn more about JHU’s complaint processes

The SARU support line number is 410-516-7887 and the SARU email is

Off Campus Confidential Resources

Information about Medical Assistance and Sexual Assault Forensic Exams (SAFE) Near You

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Victims are encouraged to seek medical care from a hospital equipped with a Sexual Assault Forensic Exam (SAFE) program.  The following hospitals in the Baltimore and Washington, DC metro areas are staffed with specially trained registered nurses and are available to provide discreet and confidential medical forensic services:

Baltimore City

Mercy Hospital (24/7) (Hospital offering Sexual Assault Forensic Exam (SAFE) in Baltimore City)
301 St. Paul Place
Baltimore, MD 21011

Baltimore County

GBMC (24/7) (Hospital offering Sexual Assault Forensic Exam (SAFE) in Baltimore County)
6701 North Charles Street
Towson, MD 21204

Anne Arundel County

Anne Arundel Medical Center (Hospital offering Sexual Assault Forensic Exam (SAFE) in Anne Arundel County)
2001 Medical Parkway
Annapolis, MD 21401

Baltimore Washington Medical Center (Hospital offering Sexual Assault Forensic Exam (SAFE) in Anne Arundel County)
301 Hospital Drive
Glen Burnie, MD 21061

Carroll County

Carroll Hospital Center (Hospital offering Sexual Assault Forensic Exam (SAFE) in Carroll County)
200 Memorial Avenue
Westminster, MD 21157

Howard County

Howard County General (Hospital offering Sexual Assault Forensic Exam (SAFE) in Howard County)
5755 Cedar Lane
Columbia, MD 21044

Montgomery County

Shady Grove Adventist Hospital (Hospital offering Sexual Assault Forensic Exam (SAFE) in Montgomery County)
9901 Medical Center Drive
Rockville, MD 20850

Washington, D.C.

MedStar Washington Hospital Center (24/7) (MedStar Washington Hospital Center (24/7) (Hospital offering Sexual Assault Forensic Exam (SAFE) in Washington, DC)
110 Irving Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20010

Bologna, Italy

Pronto Soccorso Ostetrico e Ginecologico (Gynecology ER) Ospedale Sant’Orsola-Malpighi
Via Massarenti Padiglione 4
Pronto Soccorso Generale Ospedale Sant’Orsola-Malpighi Via Albertoni 15
Pronto Soccorso Generale Ospedale Maggiore
Largo Nigrisoli 2 (Via Saffi)

Nanjing, China

Nanjing University Hospital 22 Hankou Road
Gulou, Nanjing, Jiangsu China
Telephone: +86-25-8359-2526

Victims in other locales should contact the closest local hospital and inquire about the nearest medical facility equipped with medical forensic services.


Rape Crisis Recovery Centers

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Other Confidential Resources

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