MENTAL HEALTH EMERGENCY

A psychological crisis exists when an individual is threatening harm to himself/herself, or is agitated and disruptive.

If it appears an individual may cause harm to themselves or to others, call 911 immediately.

If a psychological crisis occurs:

Students:

  1. Contact Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at 494-6995 Monday - Friday between 8 AM and 5 PM.
  2. After hours, call 495-4357, Purdue Crisis Line.

Faculty and Staff:

  1. Contact the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) at 494-0111 Monday - Friday from 8 AM – 12 PM and 1 PM – 5 PM.
  2. After hours, contact Purdue Police at 911.

At any time, contact the Crisis Center at 742-0244.

IN AN UNUSUAL OR POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS SITUATION, REMEMBER THE FOLLOWING:

  1. Never try to handle a situation that you feel might be dangerous. Call 911 for help.
  2. Notify Purdue Dispatch Center at 911 and clearly state that you need immediate assistance. Give your name, location, and state the nature of the problem.

RESOURCES:

Disability Resource Center
Ernest C. Young Hall, Room 830
155 South Grant Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907
(765) 494-1247
Employee Assistance Program at Center for Healthy Living
1400 West State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907
(765) 494-0111
Counseling and Psychological Services
Psychological Sciences Building
601 Stadium Mall Drive, Room 246
West Lafayette, IN 47907
(765)-494-6995
Student Health Center
601 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907
(765) 494-6995 (Health Center)
(765) 742-0244 (Crisis Center)
(765) 494-1724 (Extended) Care)
Office of Institutional Equity
Ernest C. Young Hall, 10th Floor
West Lafayette, IN 47907
(765) 494-7253

MENTAL HEALTH EMERGENCY