Crisis Services for Penn State Students

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis or are in need of immediate support

24-hour services

  • Call the 24/7 Penn State Crisis Line at 1-877-229-6400
  • Text the 24/7 Crisis Text line: Text "LIONS" to 741741
  • Go to the Mount Nittany Medical Center Emergency Department
    • 1800 E Park Ave, State College, PA 16803
    • Phone: 1-814-234-6110
  • Call the Penn State Police at 1-814-863-1111
  • Call 9-1-1

The Penn State Crisis Line can also be used for consultation if you know someone or are with someone who is experiencing a crisis. The Penn State Crisis Line can be used at all campuses. However, the caller must be in the U.S.

Other services

  • Call Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
    • Phone: 1-814-863-0395
    • Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Psychiatric medication problems

If you are having a problem with a psychiatric medication

Concerns about others

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