Students who are experiencing a psychological or emotional crisis often need immediate help and intervention. Some examples of a serious crisis include:
- Suicidal or homicidal thoughts or impulses
- Sexual or physical assault
- Hearing voices or otherwise misperceiving reality
- Overwhelming loss, such as a death in the family
If you are having a Mental Health Emergency:
Call 911, 988 or go to your nearest hospital emergency room
Call Penn State's 24/7 Crisis Line: 1-877-229-6400.
Crisis Text Line:
Text "LIONS" to 741741
It's free, 24/7, and completely confidential.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Montgomery County Mobile Crisis
Open 24/7 to help with immediate crisis situations and to help manage recurring crises.
Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health Crisis Service Program
1200 Old York Road
Abington, PA 19001
This Crisis Service Program offers 24/7 intervention for individuals experiencing mental health emergencies.
Students referred directly from campus would require transportation via campus police or ambulance.