The Ohio State University at Lima


Lima Counseling and Consultation Services

The therapists of the Ohio State Lima Counseling and Consultation Services office provide services to all Ohio State Lima students. We provide individual therapy, outreach for the campus, and referral information and resources within the community. All of our services are confidential and free of charge.

Counseling Services will return for Autumn Semester

If you are in need of assistance before that time, below are several resources you may want to consider.

If you need immediate assistance, please utilize one of the following emergency resources:

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 (TALK)
    • For Veterans’ Crisis Line press 1
  • National 24/7 Suicide Hotline: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
  • 24/7 Ohio State University Crisis Line for students: 614-292-5766 option #2
  • The Trevor Project (LGBTQ+ youth): 866-488-7386 or text START to 678-678
  • I’m Alive online chat
  • Crisis Text Line: Text START to 741-741

Other resources for Ohio State Students:

  • SilverCloud: SilverCloud is an online, interactive mental health resource that provides students with cognitive behavioral skills and strategies accessible 24/7. SilverCloud can be either self-guided or used with the support of a coach. SilverCloud does not require a referral and you can start right now.
  • Let’s Talk Consultations: Drop-in informational meetings provided by Columbus Counseling Services. More information is available on their website.
  • Mental Health Strategies Video Series: A series of short videos focused on skills and strategies for improving mental health.

If you are looking for therapy / counseling

  • Check with your health insurance provider to find a list of therapists in your area that are covered
  • Check with your employer (or parents’ employers) to see if an Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) is available to you. These usually provide several free sessions to employees and their dependents.
  • BetterHelp is a reputable site for telehealth therapy services. Some financial assistance may be available.

Services
Schedule an Appointment
What to expect at your first appointment
Additional Student Resources
Request Outreach Presentation (includes REACH requests)

If you are in need of immediate assistance after normal business hours, you may call 614-292-5766 to speak with someone. This number is answered 24 hours a day.

What are some of the reasons people come to LCCS? Here are just a sample:

Sadness
Depression
Anxiety
Panic
Learning Disorders
Academic Problems
Family Problems
Financial Stress
Adjusting to the University
Homesickness

Suicidal Feelings
Alcohol / Drug Problems
Eating Disorders
Stress & Coping Skills
ADHD
Time Management
Test Anxiety
Shyness
Romantic Relationships
GLBT concerns

Self-Esteem / Self-Confidence
Fears
Sleep Problems
Anger
Difficulty Concentrating
Chronic Medical Conditions


If you are in need of immediate help, feel you’re in danger of harming yourself or someone else, or are feeling suicidal, please contact one or more of the following:

* We Care Crisis Center – 24/7 phone assistance or walk-in care • 799 S. Main St., Lima, OH
1-800-567-HOPE (4673)
* National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
* 9-1-1