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Crisis Intervention

If you or someone you know are in crisis

During Business Hours

If you are in an immediate and life-threatening psychological crisis, please call Public Safety (937-229-2121), 911 or present to the nearest emergency room.

If you find yourself in a non-life-threatening psychological crisis, you may call the Counseling Center (937-229-3141) for crisis intervention during our business hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. There is a therapist assigned to provide crisis intervention during specific hours on a daily basis. We are generally able to return calls by the end of the business day. 

If the situation is so critical that it cannot wait until a therapist is able to call you back, please do one or more of the following:

  • Call Public Safety at 937-229-2121 
  • Call 911
  • Go to the nearest emergency room
  • Call Crisis Care at 937-224-4646
  • Crisis Text Line ”4hope" or "hello" to 741741
  • Suicide Prevention Lifeline call 1-800-273-8255 (1-888-628-9454 for Spanish) 
  • The Trevor Lifeline (for LGBTQ+) 866-488-7386

After Business Hours, and on Weekends

If you are in a psychological crisis after our regular business hours on weekdays, anytime during a University holiday or weekend, that cannot wait until business hours, do one or more of the following:

  • Call Public Safety at 937-229-2121, ask for the therapist on-call
  • Call 911
  • Go to the nearest emergency room
  • Call Crisis Care at 937-224-4646
  • Crisis Text Line ”4hope" or "hello" to 741741
  • Suicide Prevention Lifeline call 1-800-273-8255 (1-888-628-9454 for Spanish) 
  • The Trevor Lifeline (for LGBTQ+) 866-488-7386
CONTACT

Counseling Center

Gosiger Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0910
937-229-3141