EARS PEER-LED COUNSELING SERVICES
RESUME SEPTEMBER 7th!
COUNSELING WILL BE PHONE BASED DURING THE FALL 2020 TERM, DUE TO COVID.
Registration for Fall 2020 Training will open soon! If you would like to be notified when Training registration opens for Fall 2020, please fill out this form: https://cornell.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_e4FLHz47zLgxe5L
EARS is here to listen to any problem you may be dealing with. Feel free to call us at 607-255-EARS (3277). Our offices at 213 Willard Straight Hall will be closed during the Fall 2020 semester, due to COVID. Phone counsleing will be available! EARS is staffed by undergraduate and graduate student counselors as well as Cornell staff.
EARS is open 7 days a week when Cornell is in session:
Saturday 6-10 pm
For Frequently Asked Questions, click here to learn more.
Crisis Text Line
Currently 7 EARS alums are volunteers for this national crisis providing support at your fingertips, 24/7.
Text START to 741-741 to speak with an online counselor about any kind of crisis. A live, trained counselor receives your text and responds quickly.
Crisis Text Line complements EARS by offering late-night support and an easy way to reach out when you're home for the holidays: the line is open 24/7 and 365 days a year. As a crisis counselor, I use many of the skills I learned in EARS training and have found that some people feel more comfortable sharing through text first, before voicing aloud. Text START to 741-741.
— Mia Tootill, PhD candidate, Crisis Text Line volunteer counselor
For additional resources, check out the Cornell Caring Community website, or please call the Ithaca Crisis Line at 607-272-1616, or the National Suicide Hotline at 1-800-273-8255.
If you would like to give any feedback after a counseling session, please click here.
It can be hard at Cornell to have conversations even with close friends — we're all so busy. EARS taught me that we don't have to pretend to be okay at all times.
- Cornell Student