Get help on campus
Same-day triage services are available online during limited hours. Please call (616) 234-4130 to inquire.
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.