• 988 Suicide and Crisis Hotline: In 2020, Congress designated the new 988 dialing code to be operated through the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. SAMHSA sees 988 as the first step towards a transformed crisis care system in America. Need support now? If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available. Call or text 988 or chat.
  • Psych Central: Offers online mental health resources, quizzes, news, an “Ask the Therapist” function, and online support communities.
  • Mental Health America: Text MHA to 741741. Mental Health America is a nationwide organization that provides assistance through this text line. You will be linked to someone who can guide you through a crisis or just provide information.
  • Crisis Text Line: Text CONNECT to 741741. Specialized crisis counselors are just a text message away for free, confidential 24-hour support line. To further protect your privacy, these messages do not appear on a phone bill. The text line also provides services and support if you are upset, scared, hurt, frustrated, or distressed.
  • Veterans Crisis Line: Text a message to 838255. Operated by the Department of Veterans Affairs, these services aid veterans and their families who may be in crisis by connecting them with VA responders.
  • Live Another Day: Extensive information on mental health and substance use resources for People of Color. Their mission is equal access to life-saving resources.
  • Detox Local: An excellent resource that features abundant information including mental health and substance use resources specifically for the AAPI (American Asian and Pacific Islander) community.

Crisis Information
In Emergency situations, call:
  • 911 or
  • Lehigh County 610-782-3127
  • Northampton County 610-252-9060
  • Carbon County 570-992-0879
  • Schuylkill County 877-993-4357
If you require additional information or need to speak with the Associate Dean of Student Development, please contact Brian DeLong at