Emergency Services

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:

Anytime Services

  • Call 911 University Police: (203) 392-5375 (or 888 from a University phone).

  • Go to Yale New Haven Hospital Adult Emergency Room at (203) 688-2222, 20 York St, New Haven, CT 06510 or the Emergency room nearest you

Available During Business Hours

Monday-Friday, 8:30-4:30 pm

  • Stop by Counseling Services in Engelman B219 or call (203) 392-5475 and let the receptionist know if it is an emergency situation.

  • Crisis Appointments are available daily and may be scheduled as appropriate by Counseling Services staff.

Additional Resources

Sexual Assault


Domestic Violence

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 1chat 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.