Urgent, Crisis, and Emergency Information
If a crisis occurs during Counseling Center hours, you can contact the Center at 502-852-6585 or call our office for an urgent consultation M-F 9:00am-4:00pm. In cases of imminent danger to self or others, please call 911 or ULPD.
If a crisis or emergency occurs after Counseling Center hours, please call 911 or contact a crisis hotline or other resource listed below. Hotlines will connect you with a crisis counselor who is trained to help you work through your thoughts and feelings and provide follow-up resources. The other resources provided offer opportunities to connect you to local Louisville professionals that will help you identify facilities in which you can receive mental health care.
Hotlines & Additional Resources:
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
This 24/7 hotline is a national resource which connects you to the crisis center nearest to your location.
Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741
Text from anywhere in the US to connect with a trained crisis counselor. Available 24/7.
24/7 Adult Crisis Line: 502-589-4313 or 800-221-0446
This 24/7 hotline is a resource offered by a local Louisville agency, formerly Seven Counties Services. Individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing can call using KY Relay at 711.
The Trevor Project: 1-866-488-7386
This 24/7 hotline is a resource specifically for youth ages 13 to 24 who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning (LGBTQ).
- Emergency Psychiatry at University of Louisville Hospital: 502-562-3120
- UofL Department of Public Safety: 502-852-6111