Mental Health Crisis

Description of Crisis

  • You are currently having thoughts of hurting or killing yourself
  • You are currently having thoughts of hurting or killing someone else
  • You recently made an attempt to injure or kill yourself or someone else
  • You feel unable to take care of yourself or are experiencing hallucinations
  • You do not feel safe
  • You have an urgent concern that you feel cannot wait until the following day
  • You are worried about a fellow student, family member, friend, or someone else important in your life and would like to consult with a counseling professional

Who to Contact

Please note that if you are having a life-threatening medical or psychiatric emergency at any time, please call for immediate assistance:
  • Campus Security Emergency Line at (626) 395-5000 (on campus)
  • 9-1-1 (off campus)

We understand that urgent and overwhelming matters do not only occur between the hours of 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Telephone crisis consultation is available after business hours on weekdays, weekends and holidays by calling the Counseling Services main line at (626) 395-8331 and pressing "2" when prompted. A counselor may follow up with you the next day regarding your use of after-hours support to offer additional support or resources.

Additional Resources

Las Encinas Hospital

  • In-person assessment available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • 2900 East Del Mar Boulevard, Pasadena 91107
  • 1-800-792-2345

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

  • Help available 24-7 via phone or online chat
  • 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Crisis TEXT Line

  • Text HOME to 741741 for 24-7 crisis support via text message

Trevor Project

  • Help available 24-7 via phone, text or online chat for LGBTQ youth
  • 1-866-488-7386
California Youth Crisis Line
  • Crisis intervention, support, and linkage to resources
  • 1-800-843-5200

Peace Over Violence

  • 24-hour support and advocacy for support for sexual assault or domestic violence
  • (626) 793-3385

Center for the Pacific Asian Family

  • Multi-lingual Support Hotline
  • (800) 339-3940

Psychiatric Hospitalization Guide (PDF)