A counselor is available 24/7 for mental health emergencies. If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, the Counseling Center has a walk-in crisis hour M-F at 2:00 P.M. To access this service, please ring the white doorbell, which is located on the table across from the waiting room and wait for a counselor to assist you. If you are in crisis and need to be seen at any other time during business hours, please go to the health center next door and let the front office staff know that you need to speak to a counselor right away. If it is outside of office hours, please call campus safety at 269.337.7321 or let your Resident Assistant know you need to speak to the on-call counselor.
Please note that the use of e-mail poses risks to the confidentiality of your health information. The Internet is an open network and provides no inherent protection for confidential information. You accept these risks by using email to contact counseling center staff. Email may not be appropriate for critical or time-sensitive issues as there will be times that staff will not have access to e-mail.
Gryphon Place Help Line (Dial 2-1-1) is a free service offered to the community. Someone is available 24/7 for crisis intervention should you or someone you know be in emotional or psychological distress.
Crisis Phone Lines
There are a number of other crisis phone and text lines that offer crisis intervention to students experiencing mental health issues and emergencies.
- 988 Suicide & Crisis Hotline
- Gryphon Place Help Line: Dial 2-1-1 or 269.381.HELP (4357)
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1.800.273.8255
- National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1.800.656.4673
- Steve Fund Crisis Text Line: Text STEVE to 741741