Psychological Emergency

Any situation that requires an immediate security, fire, or medical response to preserve life or property is considered an emergency. Please do not hesitate to call Safety and Security or 911.

You know your are witnessing a psychological emergency when someone:

  • Is a threat to him or herself-considering, threatening, or attempting suicide or other self-harm.
  • Is a threat to your safety or the safety of another.
  • Appears to be out of touch with reality, which may include responding to visual or auditory hallucinations.
  • Has been a victim of sexual assault.

Crisis Response

Many situations may not be immediately life threatening, but do warrant some kind of prompt attention or advise.

During regular business hours call The Counseling Center at x4368 and identify the situation as an emergency.

After hours and on weekends call Safety and Security at x3357, they will put you in contact with the on duty counselor or other first responder.