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Taking Care of Ourselves & Each Other

Mental Health Resources at Stanford

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Crisis Assistance

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If you experience urgent personal difficulties, relationship issues, academic problems, or other life crises, the Assistant Deans in the Graduate Life Office can be your lifeline.


For medical emergencies, life-threatening situations, and crime, call 9-911.

For Immediate Assistance from GLO

If you are in a crisis and need immediate assistance you can page the Graduate Life Dean on call 24/7 by following the instructions below.  If you can wait a few hours or until the next business day, please email us and a GLO Dean will get back to you.

  • Text the GLO pager at Include your name, your return phone number and reason for paging in the message. Please note, this is not an email address and the number of characters we can view are limited. We will call you back for the details.
  • Call the GLO pager at 650.723.7288. You will reach a Stanford operator. Provide pager ID #25085 and indicate that you need to reach the graduate dean-on-call.
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Concerned About a Student?

Faculty, staff and friends are in a unique position to identify graduate students who might be having academic or personal problems.