Support for DSPH students

Dear Students,

As a follow up to the Dean’s message yesterday, I am writing to remind you of resources available to you. Please remember that Michelle McDermott and I are here to support you in any way we can.

As the Dean noted, faculty have been instructed to be flexible with exams and assignments and to make accommodations that students may need. If you are experiencing a challenge that cannot be resolved with an instructor, please contact me at or Michelle McDermott at

If you are in need of psychological assistance, the Counseling Center is available for free, confidential teletherapy via Zoom. Additionally, the ComPsych® GuidanceResources® program is now available to all graduate students and offers 24/7 confidential support, resources and information on a variety of topics.

If you are seeking immediate support with a crisis, the Crisis Textline is free and available 24/7.

If you are seeking non-crisis, peer-to-peer support, the 7 Cups of Tea is an online- and app-based service offered at no cost to Drexel students.

The Counseling Center has also shared a list of resources that may be helpful in processing your thoughts and emotions, as well as advocating for change.

In addition to the services provided by Counseling and Health, you may find additional information about academic, personal, and University resources, both on and off-campus here.

DSPH has begun to put together a website page with additional resources. This page is still under development and will continue to expand as more resources become available.

If at any time you need additional support, would like to share a resource with us, or if you are not sure where you can get the support you need, please do not hesitate to contact me at or Michelle McDermott at

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