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Mindfulness and Mental Wellness in Law School

For Emergencies

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Call 1-800-273-8255 any time, any day.

Arizona Lifeline
Local crisis hotline welcomes calls from people in crisis or people who know someone in crisis.

  • Maricopa County served by Mercy Care: 1-800-631-1314 or 602-222-9444

Find Support

Arizona State University provides counseling services at a variety of locations. Confidential time-limited professional counseling and crisis services are available for students experiencing emotional concerns, problems in adjusting, and other factors that affect their ability to achieve their academic and personal goals. Counseling Services will talk with you, help you identify solutions or support, and connect you with other services at ASU or in the community.

Call or walk in.

Hours of Operation
Monday, 8 a.m.–7 p.m.
Tuesday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Wednesday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Thursday, 8 a.m.–7 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
If a crisis occurs outside of business hours call EMPACT’s 24-hour ASU-dedicated crisis hotline:

Downtown Phoenix 
Phone: 480-965-6146
Location: Historic Post Office Building, Suite 208
Street Address
ASU Counseling Services, Downtown Campus, Historic Post Office Building, 522 N. Central Avenue, Suite 208, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Phone: 480-965-6146
Location: Student Services Building, Room 334
Street Address
ASU Counseling Services, Tempe, Student Services Bldg, Rm 334, 1151 S. Forest Ave., Tempe, AZ 85287

Phone: 480-965-6146
Location: Academic Center – Suite 92
Street Address
ASU Counseling Services, Polytechnic Campus, Academic Center, Suite 92, 5988 S. Backus Mall, Mesa, AZ 85212

Location: University Center Building, Room 221
Street Address
ASU Counseling Services, West Campus, University Center Building, Room 221, 4701 West Thunderbird Road, Glendale, AZ 85306

ABA for Law Students
Programs for lawyers, blogs, and links to support resources.

Bloomberg Law's In Focus: Lawyer Well-Being (password required)
As with any profession, attorneys and other legal professionals face mental and physical wellness issues, from stress to substance abuse to depression. This guide from subscription resource Bloomberg Law helps lawyers and their employers by pointing toward helpful analyses, resources, and programs regarding mental wellness and inclusive workplaces.

Expert advice and resources to help law students maintain emotional health amid stress, from an organization dedicated to improving the emotional health of college students.

Lawyers with Depression
Blogs and resources for practitioners and law students, from an organization dedicated to improving mental health in the legal professioon. 

Meet with a Librarian
For information on study aids, legal research, and legal citation, as well as assistance with research of potential employers.

Student Organizations at ASU Law
Connect with a community or cause.

Student Services at ASU Law
Contact list for the many services ASU Law provides to support students.

Video Resources

American Bar Association
How faculty and families can assist students in distress, and notes about the implications of mental wellness for character and fitness applications.

Student Podcast: Maintaining Mental Health at Law School
This episode of the ABA for Law Students Podcast concerns changing attitudes regarding mental wellness and improving services for students.