Mental Health Crisis

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.

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 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.

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:

The Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides the caller with an available crisis counselor at a local (or as close to local) crisis center in their network.

(Veterans - Press 1)
Spanish: 1-888-628-9454
Hearing impaired: 1-800-799-4889

The Crisis Text Line provides help to anyone in the U.S about any type of crisis. A live, trained crisis counselor receives the text and responds quickly.

Text HOME to 741741

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


The Trevor Lifeline is a crisis intervention and suicide prevention line for LGBTQ youth.