University of Rochester

There is a UCC professional on-call 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, for emergencies

UCC On-Call: (585) 275-3113

On Campus Security Emergency x13

Life Line: (585) 275-5151

On Campus Security Non-Emergency: 5-3333

Off-Campus Security: (585) 275-3333

Contact UCC

UCC Location & Hours

Appointments: (585) 275-3113

Fax Number: (585) 442-0815

Box 270356, 738 Library Road
UHS Building
Rochester, New York 14627

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University Counseling Center (UCC)


Depression is one of the most frequently diagnosed conditions, affecting approximately 3-5% of males and 6-8% of females in the United States each year.

Symptoms of depression can include:

If your child exhibits any of the following, he or she may be suicidal:

It may be important to ask your child directly about suicidal thoughts or plans.

Remember – asking someone about suicidal thoughts and plans will NOT increase the likelihood of someone acting on them.

As a parent, what can I do to help?

What should I NOT do?

If you feel your child is actively suicidal and you feel he/she is an imminent danger to him/herself:

Effective treatments for depression

Psychotherapeutic treatments can address:

Medication treatments:

Psychotherapy and medication treatments may be administered individually or in combination, depending on what your child and his/her clinician determine will be most beneficial for your child.