Get help on campus
GRCC Counselors are available for same-day urgent consultations, M-F, at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. In a same-day urgent consultation, a GRCC Counselor will meet with you briefly to assess services needed.
Our emergency services
Our emergency services are designed to assist students who are confronting current or recent traumatic crises, life-threatening circumstances, and serious mental health concerns.
Examples of such issues include but are not limited to:
- suicidal thoughts.
- thoughts about harming another person.
- recent assault or abuse.
- concern about your own safety.
- knowledge of another person being abused or assaulted.
- hallucinations (hearing or seeing things that other people do not).
- recent death of a loved one.
If you believe your situation is a mental health emergency that cannot wait for a regularly scheduled appointment, please call us at (616) 234-4130.
24-hour emergency resources
In the event of a mental health emergency when our office is closed, please use the following resources:
- Call 911.
- Go to the nearest hospital emergency room.
- Crisis Text Line: Text HELLO to 741741.
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
- Network 180, Kent County Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services: Call (616) 336-3909.
- Network 180, Ottawa County: Call (866) 512-4357.
- YWCA, Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Programs: Call (616) 451-2744.
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
- The Trevor Project.
- Veterans Crisis Line.