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 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.
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.
University Police at 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:
Any reference of threat to harm self or others should be judged as serious.
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.