Ohio University

Crisis/Emergency Services

Crisis Support:

In an emergency when a quick response is needed, call Ohio University Police Department: 740-593-1911 or Athens Police Department: 911

During Business Hours: Emergency/urgent care drop-in appointments at CPS: 9:45am to 3:15pm.

For more information about our drop-in appointments, please visit Getting Started

During Evening Hours: drop-in appointments at Counselors-in Residence, LLC 160: 5pm to 10pm, Sunday to Thursday during fall and spring semesters.

If you are living on campus in a residence hall, you can also contact your RA or RD for assistance. They will contact either a Counselor-in-Residence or the Counselor-on-Call when necessary.

For more information about Counselors-in-Residence, please visit Counselor-In-Residence

To speak with a counselor/consult about an emergency 24/7: 740-593-1616

Nearest Emergency Room:

Hospital Emergency Department
OhioHealth O'Bleness Hospital 55 Hospital Drive
Athens, Ohio 45701
(740) 593-5551

Sexual Assault Survivor Advocate at Ohio University: 24/7 Hotline: 740-597-SAFE(7233)

For a listing of Ohio hospitals with a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) available by schedule or on-call to provide medical attention and evidence collection see: https://ocvjc.org/sane-programs

National Crisis Hotlines

Suicide Prevention Lifeline


Crisis Text Line

Send a text to: 741741

Veterans Crisis Line


National Sexual Assault Hotline