For a life-threatening emergency, Call 911

For life-threatening mental health emergencies or situations needing immediate emergency response, call 911.  If on campus, contact the University Police Department directly at

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Urgent Mental Health Crisis

For urgent mental health crisis that requires same-day assessment by a mental health professional:

  • Call CAPS at 518-442-5800 (24/7)
    • Monday through Friday 9 am-4:30 pm request to speak with a CAPS psychologist and let us know it is urgent
    • At all other times, select option 2 to speak with a mental health professional
  • Call Capital District Psychiatric Center (CDPC) Crisis Unit and Mobile Crisis Team 518-549-6500

Additional Crisis Resources

National Resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255); suicidepreventionlifeline.org
RED NACIONAL de PREVENCION DEL SUICIDIO: 1-888-628-9454; preventiondelsuicidio.org

Crisis Text Line

Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor

Free 24/7 support at your fingertips

The Trevor Project

Trevor LGBTQ+ Lifeline:

1-866-488-7386

Trevor LGBTQ+ Textline:

text START to 678-678

State & Local Resources

 

Albany County Department of Mental Health COVID-19 Support Line

 

518-269-6634

8:00AM - 5:00PM / 7 days

 

Logo, reading: NY Project Hope: Coping with COVID

1-844-863-9314

8:00AM – 10:00PM / 7 days