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The Counseling Center offers 24-hour crisis (emergency) mental health services for enrolled students or for those who are concerned about an enrolled student. While most counseling services are scheduled on an appointment basis, there may be crisis situations that require immediate or same-day intervention.

A crisis might involve:
- Thoughts and/or plans to hurt yourself or someone else
- Engaging in a behavior that is life-threatening
- If you have been assaulted, physically or sexually
- Concern for a friend

Mental Health Crisis

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, call the Counseling Center at 603-646-9442.

During regular business hours:

  • Call 603-646-9442 and request to speak with the on-call counselor.
  • If you receive voice mail, leave a message with your call back number and be sure your phone is able to receive messages.

After regular business hours: 

  • Call 603-646-9442 and choose option 1 to initiate on-call services.

An emergency/crisis might involve:

  • Thoughts and/or plans to hurt yourself or someone else
  • Engaging in a behavior that is life threatening
  • If you have been assaulted, physically or sexually

Counseling Center office hours:

  • fall, winter, spring terms: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • summer term and term breaks: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Emergency Services

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

Emergency Numbers:

  • Department of Safety and Security (DOSS): 603-646-4000
  • Hanover Police emergency: : 911
  • Hanover Police non-emergency: 603-643-2222
  • Counselor-on-Call (DOSS Dispatch): 603-646-3333
  • Dean-on-Call (DOSS Dispatch): 603-646-3333
  • Nursing Advice Line (Fall/Winter/Spring terms only): 603-646-9440
  • Inpatient Department (Fall/Winter/Spring terms only) 603-646-9440
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Emergency Department: 603-650-7000