Help A Friend

Knowing when your friend needs help and knowing what to do for them isn't always easy. It's hard to watch our friends struggle with things like addiction, break ups, and health issues.

Knowing what to do and say is important, and this collection of resources should give you a start on getting the background you need to help your friend recover. UNO wants to make sure that we support you as you support your friends. Remember, you are not alone.

Additional Resources

Find the resources and support you need to navigate any situation.

On-campus emergencies: call 402.554.2911 or 911
Immediate support or to speak with a confidential advisor: Call 402.554.2409
Report Now: Online Form

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

CAPS has licensed mental health practitioners available to help you and your friend through a challenging situation.

The Nebraska Medicine – UNO Health Center

Health Services offers on-campus confidential consultations and testing.

Public Safety

With 24/7 patrols, Public Safety offers personal escorts, safety checks, and more.

Alcohol & Drug Friend Support

If you have a friend with substance use issues, we have the resources to help you approach the situation safely.

U-Tip for Text Messaging

Report suspicious activity you see on campus to Public Safety using this SMS texting service.

Educational Opportunities

Support your friends in numerous ways by educating yourself.

If you are experiencing an emergency:
On-campus, dial 402.554.2911 or 911.

To report concerning student behavior:
Report now or call dedicated line at 402.290.3810 to consult with a BRT member.

Student Conduct & Community Standards
Trent Fredricksen
209 Hayden House

Title IX Coordinator
Charlotte Russell
207B Eppley Administration Building

Public Safety
100 Eppley Administration Building