Crisis Support

For emergencies or if a student poses an immediate threat to themselves or others, always call 911, or go to the nearest emergency room.

Walk-in Hours

We do not have a centralized office, so please refer to the location and schedule for walk-in hours.

  • Monday 12:30-1:30 p.m. in LYNN 1245
  • Tuesday 12:30-1:30 p.m. in LYNN 1245
  • Wednesday 12:30-1:30 p.m. in LYNN 1133B (Library Offices Suite)
  • Thursday 12:30-1:30 p.m. in LYNN 1133B (Library Offices Suite)
  • Friday 12:30-1:30 p.m. in LYNN 1133B (Library Offices Suite)

Occasional changes to this schedule may be necessary and will be posted on our office doors.

Immediate Help

If we are not available at a time when you need immediate consultation, please use on-call services at Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS, main campus). Crisis help is available by calling 765-494-6995 or going to CAPS on the second floor of PUSH, which is located on the corner of University and Stadium at 601 Stadium Mall Drive.

After hours, crisis support is available 24/7 by calling Purdue’s Crisis Support Line at 765-495-HELP, or calling CAPS 765-494-6995 (option “1”).

Additional 24/7 Crisis Services (Free and Confidential)

988 National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

Call 988, or 1-800-273-TALK (8255) - Press 1 for Veteran’s Services or send a text to 838255
En Español: 1-888-628-9454
For Deaf & Hard of Hearing via TTY: 1-800-799-4889

Crisis Text Line

Website: HOME to 741741
Text STEVE to 741741 for support specific to individuals of color

Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ+ Support)

Call 1-866-488-7386
Text START to 678678

Mental Health America Wabash Valley Region Crisis Center

Call or Text 765-742-0244

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Call 800-799-SAFE (7233)
Text START to 88788

YWCA Greater Lafayette Domestic Violence Program

Call 765-423-1118 if you are in need of emergency shelter.

Emergency Locations

Local Emergency Rooms

Franciscan Health Emergency Department, Lafayette
1701 S. Creasy Lane
Lafayette, IN 47905

IU Health Arnett Emergency Room
5165 McCarty Ln
Lafayette, IN 47905

Local Psychiatric Hospitals

Sycamore Springs
833 Park E. Blvd.
Lafayette, IN 47905

River Bend Hospital
2900 N River Road
West Lafayette, IN 47906