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Crisis/Emergency Services


What to do in a Crisis or Emergency Situation? 

  • In an Emergency or if you are in imminent danger, immediately call 911
  • If you are not in imminent danger but in an urgent need of crisis support, please call National Suicide Hotline at 1-800-784-2433
  • You may also call CPS after hours emergency number (740-593-1616) and press 1 to speak with a counselor
  • You may also seek help from a local hospital or a local suicide hotline
  • You may also use a CRISIS TEXTLINE: TEXT HOME to 741741
  • If you have been sexually assaulted and or need to talk to a Sexual Assault Survivor Advocate, please call 24/7 Hotline: 740-597-SAFE(7233)
  • See below for additional crisis/suicide hotlines

Examples of Urgent Needs May Include

  • A student is having suicidal thoughts and is worried they are unable to keep themselves physically safe
  • A student has recently experienced a physical or sexual assault
  • A student states they are hearing voices or seeing things
  • A student recently experienced or witnessed a threat to life or safety
  • A student has recently experienced the death of a loved one

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://www.oaesv.org/site/assets/files/1322/oaesv-sane-safe-programs.pdf


Suicide Prevention Resources

This page has a listing of phone numbers, chat/text lines, and tips for talking to those who are suicidal as well as myths and facts about suicide.

National Crisis Hotlines

Suicide Prevention Lifeline


Crisis Text Line

Text HOME to 741741

Veterans Crisis Line


National Sexual Assault Hotline