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Emergency Information and Crisis Intervention

Crisis Intervention

Crisis intervention is offered to students who are in serious and immediate emotional distress. Always consult with a mental health professional if you are concerned about yourself or someone else. Some examples of a crisis include:

  • Threatening to hurt self or others
  • Being threatened or physically hurt by someone else
  • Seeing or hearing things that are not there
  • Recent sexual or physical assault
  • Currently living without food, clothing or shelter
  • Experiencing uncontrollable anxiety/panic attacks and unable to calm down

How Do I Get Help?

On Campus - During Regular Business Hours

If your emergency occurs during operational hours, immediate, walk-in assistance is available at the Counseling Center in Bldg. S, Room S124. Help is also available at the following offices.

  • Health Center, Bldg. S, Room S072, 972-860-4195
  • College Police, Bldg. B, Room B200, 972-860-4290 or 9-1-1 from a campus phone. The Police are available 24 hours a day.

Off Campus - Non Business Hours

In case of a mental health emergency occurring during non-operating business hours, please call 9-1-1 or go directly to a hospital emergency room. You may also wish to contact one or more of the following:

  • Dallas Contact Counseling & Crisis Hotline, 972-233-2233
  • Dallas MetroCare, 214-743-1212
  • Dallas Suicide and Crisis Center, 214-824-7023
  • Adapt of Texas, 877-315-0488
  • Dallas NorthSTAR Mobile Crisis Line, 214-220-7722
  • National Suicide Hotline, 1-800-273-TALK(8255)