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. During the academic year, after hours, call 494-1724 Monday – Friday from 5 – 8 PM or Saturday and Sunday between 10 AM – 6 PM.

Faculty and Staff:

  1. Contact the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) at 494-7707 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
WorkLife Programs Employee Assistance
501 Hayes Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907
(765) 494-7707
Counseling and Psychological Services
Psychological Sciences Building
703 Third Street, Room 1120
West Lafayette, IN 47907
(765)-494-6995
Student Health Center
601 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907
(765) 494-1700 (Health Center)
(765) 742-0244 (Crisis Center)
(765) 494-1724 (Urgent Care)
Office of Institutional Equity
Ernest C. Young Hall, 10th Floor
West Lafayette, IN 47907
(765) 494-7253

MENTAL HEALTH EMERGENCY