Sometimes, crisis situations arise that
require immediate intervention (i.e. suicidal feelings, or death of a
loved one). The student can visit Counseling Services in Room C140 and
alert a counselor to the nature of their crisis situation. Required
paperwork will still need to be completed to be seen.
emotional crisis is a TEMPORARY INABILITY to cope with a life problem
and is usually accompanied by a high degree of emotional upset. The
person in crisis may exhibit the following characteristics:
The following procedures are guidelines to follow with individuals who are in an emotional crisis.
If you are experiencing a mental health emergency and need immediate assistance call:
911, state you are having a mental health crisis. Also you may call:
1-866-260-8000 ADAPT Community Solutions Crisis Line
(214) 828-1000 Suicide and Crisis Hotline
1-800-662-HELP (4357) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Svcs Admin
(24/7 Year-Round) or see https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline