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 and 5:00-6:00 p.m. in LYNN G158E
  • Wednesday 12:30-1:30 p.m. in LYNN 1245
  • Thursday 12:30-1:30 p.m. in LYNN G158E and 5:00-6:00 p.m. in LYNN G158E
  • Friday 12:30-1:30 p.m. in LYNN G158E

Occasional changes to this schedule may be necessary and will be noted 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)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Website: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
Call 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: https://www.crisistextline.org/
Text HOME to 741741
Text STEVE to 741741 for support specific to individuals of color


Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ+ Support)

Website: https://www.thetrevorproject.org/
Call 1-866-488-7386
Text START to 678678


Mental Health America Wabash Valley Region Crisis Center

Website: https://mhawv.org/
Call or Text 765-742-0244


National Domestic Violence Hotline

Website: https://www.thehotline.org/
Call 800-799-SAFE (7233)
Text START to 88788


YWCA Greater Lafayette Domestic Violence Program

Website: https://www.ywcalafayette.org/what-were-doing/domestic-violence/
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
765-502-4400 

IU Health Arnett Emergency Room
5165 McCarty Ln
Lafayette, IN 47905
765-448-8000

Local Psychiatric Hospitals

Sycamore Springs
833 Park E. Blvd.
Lafayette, IN 47905
765-743-4400

River Bend Hospital
2900 N River Road
West Lafayette, IN 47906
765-464-0400