Victim Resources

This list of resources is dedicated to survivor victims who need assistance in a time of need. If you have suggestions of additional resources that might be helpful, please share them with

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Survivor-focused Mental Health Resources

University Health Services Survivor Services

Rape Crisis Center: 608-251-7273

Domestic Abuse Intervention Services: 608-251-4445

24-hour crisis line: 608-265-5600

Suicide hotline: 1-800-273-8255

Crisis text line: Text HOME to 741741

SilverCloud is an online, self-guided, interactive mental health resources that provides accessible cognitive-behavioral interventions.

Healthy Minds is a digital well-being tool that combines podcast-style lessons and both seated and active mediations to develop important skills for a healthy mind,

UHS Mental Health Resources

YOU@WISC is a student connection portal with tools, content, and resources specific to UW–Madison student life designed to build resilience within students and foster campus connection,




Emergency Financial Assistance

Graduate students in the School of Medicine and Public Health can contact Brian Nunez, Director of Career Advising and Student Wellness at

The Dean of Students Office has a variety of ways to support including the Dean of Students Crisis Loan, housing resources, community support, and the ability to work with faculty to advocate with you during your financial emergency. Reach out to dean @studentlife.wisc.edy to get connected for support.

Basic needs support

Submitting an emergency financial aid request through your student center

Diversity and Inclusion Resources

Lawyers and Legal Assistance

The James Byrd Jr. Center to Stop Hate is a national organization that supports communities and individuals targeted for hate and challenges white supremacy by using creative legal advocacy, disrupting systems that enable hate, and educating the general public and policymakers.

State Bar of Wisconsin Lawyer Referral and Legal Services

Low-cost legal advice in Dane County

Federal laws and polices of hate crimes

Department of Justice – Addressing Hate Crimes Against APIDA