If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, please bypass this page and contact 911 or go to your local emergency department immediately.
An emergency might involve:
- Thoughts and plans to hurt yourself or someone else
- Engaging in a behavior that is life threatening
- If you have been assaulted, physically or sexually
- Severe inability to take care of yourself (e.g. get adequate nutrition, make safe decisions)
- Learning that someone else may be at immediate risk for suicide or hurting others
Depending upon the nature, location, and timing of an emergency, your options are:
- Call 911 University Police: (203) 392-5375 (or 888 from a university phone).
- Yale New Haven Hospital: Adult emergency (203) 688-2222
Available During Business Hours
Monday-Friday, 8:30-4:30 pm
- Contact or come to SCSU Counseling Services in Engelman B219, (203) 392-5475. Let the receptionist know if it is an emergency situation.
- Regular walk-in counseling hours (no appointment needed) are also available Monday-Friday 1-3 pm to speak with a counselor about any type of concern or non-emergency situation.
- Learn about: SCSU Support and Resource Team (SART)
- Refer to the: SART Guide to dealing with sexual assault
- Call the Sexual Assault Crisis Hotline: 1-800-656-4673
- Visit: RAINN - The nation's largest anti-sexual assault organization
- Call: 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433) or 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
- Visit: Suicide Prevention Hotline
- Call: 1-800-799-7233
- Visit: The National Domestic Violence Hotline
Veterans Crisis Line
The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans, their families, and their friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.