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Crisis Support

It is Colorado Mesa University's policy to provide for the safety and security of all members of its campus community.CMU provides many resources for assistance in non-emergency situations.

In case of emergency, CALL 911.

On-Campus Resources

Diversity, Advocacy and Health

Phone: 970.248.1765

Location: Albers Hall

Grand Junction Police Substation

Non-emergency Phone: 970.242.6707
Locations: South patio of the University Center, Lowell Heiny Hall Room 107, Development Center (Little Mavs Building)

Mentoring Program

CMU's professional mentors actively engage students of all backgrounds and help them work through the challenges that they will face in their college career, in and out of the classroom.

Phone: 970.248.1765

Location: Albers Hall

CMU Sexual Assault Response Team (SART)

SART supports victims of sexual violence (defined as any act of sexual contact without consent or without legal consent) by assessing and addressing their needs. Our responders' first priority is to ensure that survivors of sexual assault are safe and provide support services, including access to medical aid, connecting victims with a campus advocate and supplying alternative housing options and academic assistance. Survivors of sexual assault have the option of maintaining confidentiality or participating in a basic interview with the police as part of an investigation.

Phone: 970.270.5895.

Student Code of Conduct

Please refer to this guide whenever you have questions or problems concerning the student code of conduct, policies or procedures.

Student Services

Phone: 970.248.1366

Location: Lowell Heiny Hall, Room 107

Suicide Intervention Protocol

This document is designed to follow national best practices of suicide intervention as it appears in current mental health literature. This protocol has been developed by a team of scholars and practitioners within the university. Complete pages four and five of the protocol document and forward them to Student Services (LHH 107) or Diversity, Advocacy, & Health (Albers Hall).

Off-Campus Resources

Behavioral Clinical Services

Behavioral Clinical Services (BCS) offers professional counseling to all CMU students. In an emergency, dial 970.241.6500, press 1, and wait for a series of clicks and pauses to be connected to the answering service and the on-call therapist.

Phone: 970.241.6500

Location: 1112 Belford Avenue

Colorado Anti-Violence Program

Dedicated to eliminating violence within and against the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities in Colorado, and providing the highest quality services to survivors.

Phone: 303.852.5094

Crime Stoppers of Mesa County

This program allows members of the campus community to call a special phone line (which is not recorded and does not have caller ID) and provide information about a crime or suspect. The caller remains anonymous, but if the information received leads to an arrest, the caller may be entitled to an award of up to $1,000.

Phone: 970.241.STOP


Suicide prevention, awareness and education.

Phone: 1.800.442.HOPE

Latimer House

Counseling, advocacy and shelter for adults and children who are survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Phone: 970.241.0324

Location: 1003 Main Street

Mesa County Department of Human Services

Phone: 970.241.8480

Location: 510 29 1/2 Road

Mesa County Sheriff's Office

Phone: 970.244.3500

Location: 215 Rice Street

National Alliance on Mental Illness-Western Slope

Providing education, support and advocacy for people affected by a mental illness and their families.

Phone: 970.462.3989

Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network

The nation's largest anti-sexual assault organization.

Phone: 1.800.656.HOPE

The Trevor Project

The leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning young people ages 13-24.

Phone: 1.866.488.7386