EARS (Empathy Assistance & Referral Service) will be redesigning its peer support offerings after several decades of service. EARS will pursue new ways to promote student mental health and well-being through its training and outreach efforts. Learn more: https://scl.cornell.edu/health-wellness/care-crisis-services/peer-support-ears.
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EARS (Empathy, Assistance and Referral Service) is a vibrant peer-led counseling and training program open to all members of the Cornell community: anonymous, free, confidential.
EARS Celebrates Supporting Students Throughout a 47 Year History. Read the full article on The Cornell Daily Sun.
EARS is staffed by undergraduate and graduate student counselors, as well as Cornell staff.
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If you're looking for more resources, you can call the Ithaca Crisis Line at 607-272-1616, the National Suicide Hotline at 1-800-273-8255, or text Got5U to 741-741.
The training helped me to be more confident that I can create a space for someone else's pain and that I can hang in there and know what to do to help the person in front of me to feel safe speaking to me.
EARS trainee, Spring 2016
EARS (Empathy, Assistance and Referral Service)
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