24/7 Mental Health Crisis Resources

For life-threatening emergencies please call 911 for immediate help or go to the nearest hospital emergency department.

Campus Crisis Resources

  • Counselor On Call: Call the Counseling Center at 603-646-9442 and request to speak with the Counselor On Call. After regular business hours, choose option 1 to initiate on-call services.
     
  • Department of Safety and Security (DOSS): 603-646-3333
     
  • Uhelp833-646-1526 for 24/7 crisis support

Local Crisis Resources

NH Rapid Response Access Point, call or text 833-710-6477
If you or someone you care about is experiencing a mental health and/or substance use crisis, connect to trained and caring clinical staff. When in-person support is needed, the West Central Mobile Crisis Response team can provide support.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Emergency Department, call 603-650-7000 or go to One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH, 03756

WISE, call 866-348-WISE (9473) or text 603-836-9472
WISE supports survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and other gender-based violence in times of stress and crisis.
 

Am I In a Crisis?

A crisis can vary by individual. When in doubt, ask for help.

A crisis might involve:

  • Suicidal thoughts, intent, plan, and/or other risks of harm to yourself.
  • Homicidal thoughts, intent, plan, and/or other risks of harm to others.
  • Recent traumatic experience (e.g., natural disaster, sexual or physical assault)
  • Recent death of someone close to you.
  • Seeing or hearing things that others do not see or hear.
  • Feeling unsafe, a sense of impending doom, or that someone/something wants to hurt you.
  • Currently living without basic needs being met (i.e., without access to food, shelter, clothing).
  • Unable to perform daily tasks, such as not being able to eat or sleep for several days.
  • Experiencing uncontrollable panic and unable to calm down.

What to Expect When Speaking With the On-Call Provider:

  • Questions to better understand your situation and to assess your safety.
  • Support in regulating your emotions and utilizing coping strategies.
  • Help in making a plan to address your concerns.
  • Connections to other appropriate services within the Counseling Center and/or referrals to on- and off-campus resources as needed.