Mental Health Crisis Support

Most services at Student Health Psychological Services require a scheduled appointment, but there are situations when students may require more immediate assistance. Psychological Services offers same-day crisis hour appointments if you have an urgent matter to address. Some reasons to attend a crisis hour appointment may include, but are not limited to

  • Thoughts of self-harm
  • Thoughts of harming others
  • Panic or excessive anxiety
  • Experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event
  • Death of friend or family member
  • Extreme changes in mood
  • Difficulty coping with intrusive thoughts
  • Recent assault or abuse

If you are experiencing an urgent matter, please call our Crisis Line at (562) 653-7821 (press option 1). 

Psychological Services After Hours Crisis Line

Call (562) 653-7821 (press option 1) for after-
hours crisis support

Student Health is open 8:00 am to 4:30 pm from Monday to Friday during the academic year. Please call Student Health at (562) 860-2451 Ext. 2321 (press option 3) for summer hours. Our after-hours crisis line is available after Student Health’s operating hours and during weekends and holidays to support students through responsive crisis assessment, emotional support, and solution-focused planning.

Other After Hours Crisis Resources

Several other options are also available if you are experiencing an urgent matter after hours. 

  • For potentially life-threatening emergencies, call 911 or Campus Police at (562) 860-2451 Ext. 2325.
  • Call the 24 hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255 or 1-800-799-4889 for Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
  • Para asistencia en español, llame a la linea directa de Prevención del Suicidio al 1-800-273-8255 (oprima el numero 2).
  • Contact the Crisis Text Line by texting “COURAGE” to 741741.
  • For concerns related to domestic violence, call The National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233.
  • The Trevor Project provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention for LGBTQ youth. Call 1-866-488-7386 or text “Trevor” to 1-202-304-1200.
  • Servicemembers and Veterans in crisis can call 1-800-273-8255 (press 1) or text to 838255.
  • The LA Warmline offers crisis support from 10:00 pm to 6:00 am. Call 855-952-9276.

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