Crisis Emergent Services

We offer 24/7 access to students who are in need of immediate support through our crisis services. These services include walk-in triage appointments, telephone consultations, or after hours crisis support. These services are acessible by 513-556-0648 and selecting the appropriate options. 

Walk-in Triage

We provide onsite emergent services, Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Please call our office between those hours at 513-556-0648, to let us know that you need to see someone immediately. 

Crisis Consultations

If you want to discuss your concerns about a student with a staff member of CAPS , call our main line 513-556-0648 and request a consultation. We have staff available for consultation. We will listen to your concerns and provide specific guidance and advice tailored to the situation. We may suggest such approaches as:

  • talking with the student and how to do so
  • providing the student with some academic counseling or options
  • creating an agreement about behavioral expectations
  • referring the student to CAPS or other departments at UC
  • contacting the Dean of Students Office to describe your concern.

Sometimes we provide a series of consultations about a student. You can keep in touch with us about a student as you address concerns.

Click here for additional information regarding students in crisis. 

After Hours Crisis Support 

Students and members of the UC community concerned about students have access to care 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Our After hours Crisis services provide care during evenings, weekends, and other times when we are closed, you may call our direct number at 513-556-0648 and press 1, to speak with a counselor 24/7.

Sexual Assault Support Helpline

Provides on- and off-campus resources for gender-based violence and sexual assault support. Evenings, weekends, and other times when we are closed, you may call our direct number at 513-556-0648 and press 1, to speak with a counselor 24/7.

Psychiatric Emergency Services, University Hospital

  • Call 513-584-8577 for emergency room or hospital services.
  • Call 911.

Additional Local and National Hotlines

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273- TALK (8255)
  • Crisis Text Line: Text START to 741-741
  • Talbert House Crisis Line (Greater Cincinnati community crisis line): 513-281-CARE (2273)
  • Trevor Project Lifeline (LGBTQ youth suicide prevention hotline): 866-488-7386
  • Women Helping Women (Confidential support and advocacy for women struggling with sexual assault, domestic violence, or stalking) 513-381-5610

Off Campus Counseling Resources

  • Call your health insurance network for other resources covered by your insurance.
  • Call Mental Health Access Point for low-cost or sliding scale treatment options: 513-558-8888
  • If you experience a life threatening emergency, please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.