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We Help You Manage Life Challenges and Enhance Emotional Well-Being.

The Johns Hopkins Student Assistance Program (JHSAP) is a life management resource that can help you identify and manage challenging issues in healthy ways. Getting help is free, convenient, and confidential.

Workplace Violence in Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center in New York City - Resources Available to Faculty, Staff, and Students

Friday, June 30, a former physician colleague at the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center in New York City killed a physician and critically wounded another physician, three medical students, and a gastrointestinal specialist, before killing himself. This act of workplace violence causes great concern for all of us, especially our colleagues who work at Johns Hopkins Hospital and Bayview Medical Center.

Johns Hopkins is committed to providing a safe, healthy, and secure environment for all faculty, staff, students, patients, and visitors. Safe at Hopkins is a resource available to all faculty, staff, and students to share concerns related to disruptive behavior, including workplace violence concerns. To report a concern, individuals may contact Safe at Hopkins by calling 443-997-7000 or submitting an online report. If you have concerns about your immediate physical safety or someone else’s, you should call Security or 911 immediately. Individuals are also encouraged to speak to their supervisor, human resources, student affairs, or dean’s office, as appropriate, to elevate concerns. 

Events like this can cause many emotions such as anger, sadness, fear, confusion, despair, compassion, and hope. If you or someone you know needs support during this emotional time, please contact us by calling 443-997-7000 or requesting an appointment online. After hours, masters-level professionals are on call.

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Current Political Impact – Support and Resources

JHSAP provides emotional support and stress management related to the current political environment, including events affecting immigration status.

If you have specific immigration or status questions, please contact the Office of International Services at 667-208-7001 or In the case of emergency situations after hours, please call 443-240-1938.


FREE Services at JHSAP:

Short-Term Counseling:

Identification and assessment of personal, family, and school/work-related issues, brief counseling and consultation, and referrals to appropriate and accessible services and resources.

Crisis Response:

Small student groups or departmental meetings with a counselor to help process the emotional consequences of a crisis and provide resources to help everyone move forward.

Healthy Relationship Support:

Support and guidance that will enhance the trust, respect, and communication between you and your partner. Problem-solve and help create a plan for managing your reactions to difficult relationships.

School-Life Coaching and Adjustment:

Academic and professional development support on topics such as study skills, stress management, school-life balance, financial management, and adjusting to a new culture.

Educational Workshops:

Preventive and educational sessions that benefit all JHSAP students, as well as support and discussion groups.

Dean, Faculty, Staff, and Student Consultations:

Collaborative consultations between a JHSAP counselor and the dean, faculty member, or staff member to problem-solve student issues and provide effective guidance. 

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Toll Free: 866-764-2317

In case of an emergency, call 911.



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