Founded in 1972, EARS (Empathy, Assistance, and Referral Service) is a vibrant peer support, outreach, and training program open to all members of the Cornell community. 


EARS promotes student mental health and well-being through training, workshops, and outreach efforts. Each semester, EARS offers trainings in empathy, listening, and helping skills to empower members of the Cornell community to offer support in their respective social circles. Additionally, EARS provides Workshops for campus groups and departments to promote mental health awareness, help-seeking behavior, and ways to support others. 

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