Mental Health Crisis

 Mental Health Crisis Services

24-Hour Emergency Mental Health Services are available to students, faculty, & staff.

A mental health emergency might include suicidal or homicidal thoughts, severe panic attacks, self-harm or a strong urge to engage in self-harm, psychosis, recent traumatic event, among others. If there is a mental health emergency during normal business hours, a mental health professional is available in person or by phone for an emergency consultation.

In addition, a mental health professional is available for phone consultation after normal business hours, on weekends and during University breaks or holidays.

Call (479) 575-5276 for emergency mental health services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. If you or someone else is an immediate danger to self or others, call 911.

If you need to talk to someone, but are not currently experiencing a mental health emergency, or you are seeking help for someone who is not a student:

Suicide Prevention Lifeline


Veterans - Press 1

Spanish: 1-888-628-9454

Deaf or hearing impaired: 1-800-799-4889

When someone calls this number, they will first answer a prompt, and then listen to a little music as their call is routed to an available crisis counselor at a local (or as close to local) crisis center in their network.

Crisis Text Line


Text HELLO to 741741 from anywhere in the U.S. about any type of crisis. A live, trained crisis counselor receives the text and responds quickly.

Trans Lifeline


They have a high call volume and do not have the volunteers to handle all the calls at times. They are working closely with Suicide Prevention Lifeline to be more trans-aware and do refer people to call SPL if they cannot talk to someone at Trans Lifeline.

Trevor Lifeline


A crisis intervention and suicide prevention line for LGBTQ youth.