Health Education & Wellness


Who We Are:

  • 974-HELP is a 24hr/7day a week referral line that students, faculty, staff, and parents can call if they have a concern about a student and/or are worried about the safety and well-being of a student.
  • 974-HELP is housed in the Center for Health Education & Wellness, which is located across from the Rock in the Student Health Building (1800 Volunteer Blvd, Suite 201).
  • 974-HELP is answered by Health Education & Wellness staff Monday- Friday from 8AM-5PM. After hours, 974-HELP is answered by UT Police.


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What We Do:

  • Meet and/or talk with students who were identified through 974-HELP
  • Help students manage any struggles or difficulties that they may face while at the University of Tennessee that may interfere with their college experience:
    • adjusting to college life
    • academic struggles
    • dealing with an unexpected event or family issue
    • a personal crisis
    • suicidal thoughts
    • depression
    • anxiety
    • sexual assault
    • relationship issues
    • stalking
    • alcohol/drug issues
    • isolation (trouble feeling part of the campus community)
    • hospitalizations (medical or emotional)
  • Assist students in getting connected to the appropriate resources/services that can meet their current needs and can enable them to succeed
  • Communicate with other campus offices to advocate for student’s needs and the health and safety of the campus community

What You Can Do:

  • Call 865-974-HELP (4357)
    • If you yourself are struggling
    • If you are a student concerned about a fellow Vol
    • If you are a faculty/staff member and are worried about a student and/or a student’s behavior
    • If you are a parent and are concerned about your son or daughter


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