All information you share about yourself will be kept confidential. Only with your written permission will information be released to anyone outside of counseling except as required by law. Legal exceptions include the following:
- clear and imminent danger to you or someone else
- reasonable suspicion that a child or elder is currently being abused
- a court order
Let the person know that you are concerned and encourage them to call or come by the counseling office. If the person is in crisis or is suicidal, call Campus Police at 918-293-5000. If you are off campus, dial 911 immediately.
OSUIT counselors do not:
- prescribe medications
- diagnose mental illness
- perform long-term therapy
For serious mental health issues, referrals are made to community resources.