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Crisis Resources


University Police: 518-255-5555

University Police care about the health and safety our students and are trained to respond to Mental Health Crises. They can help with assessments and connecting students to treatment.

Give them a call 24/7 at 518-255-5555.


Mental Health Emergencies:

University Police provides 24-hour emergency crisis assessment and intervention throughout the academic year.  University police have the option of consulting with The Wellness Center as needed. 

Three main categories of emergencies include:

Suicidal thoughts, gestures, or attempts.
Homicidal thoughts, gestures, or attempts.
Demonstrated inability to care for oneself.

Any reference of threat to harm self or others should be judged as serious.



MCAT Crisis Hotline: 1-877-369-6699 or 1-844-732-6228

The Mobile Crisis Assessment Team (MCAT) offers individuals a chance

to speak with a crisis worker to help you with your anxiety, self-injury, suicidal or

homicidal ideation, and more.


Crisis Text Line

Crisis Text Line

Text GOT5 to 741741

Crisis Text Line is here for any crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.


National Suicide Prevention

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK(8255)

We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, as well as crisis resources for you or your loved ones.


If you or someone you know is suicidal you can contact the Wellness Center during business hours

Monday-Friday 8 am-4:15 pm at 518-255-5225 or contact University Police 24 hours a day at 518-255-5555.