Emergency and Crisis Triage:

If you are in an immediate, life-threatening emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest hospital emergency department.

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis in which you are not in immediate danger but are not feeling safe, use one or more of the following 24/7/365 resources:

On-campus students:

Remote Students:

    • Present to your nearest Hospital Emergency Room
    • Emotional Support: Optum Help Line       866-342-6892
      (available to all students regardless of insurance carrier)
    • Crisis Text Line   text “HOME” to 741741
    • National Suicide Prevention Hotline    1 (800) 273-TALK (8255)
    • Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ Suicide Hotline) 1-866-488-7386

If you are emotionally distressed (anxious, depressed, struggling with eating, sleeping, or academics) but not in immediate danger, connect with Counseling Center services during our business hours (Monday-Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm CST):

  • All Students: Phone support services/appointments are available Monday-Friday from 8:00 am-5:00 pm using the Let’s Talk format. Let’s Talk is a free and confidential 15-minute phone consultation with one of our counselors designed to offer immediate support. You will receive a call from a counselor within an hour of requesting a consult. Request a Let’s Talk phone session now!
  • Current Clients: (A current client is any student who has seen a counselor, psychiatrist, and/or dietitian since June 1, 2019) Phone support services/appointments are available with your counselor, psychiatrist, and/or dietician. To schedule a session, please email Alyssa at counselingcenterboehouse@stolaf.edu.