Get Help for Yourself
If you are having suicidal thoughts, or if you are experiencing an emotional or psychiatric crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1.800.273.8255 or go to the nearest emergency room.
If you believe there may be imminent danger of harm to a student or someone else, contact University Police at 330.325.5911 or 911.
Get Counseling After Office Hours
If you urgently need to speak with a counselor after regular office hours, call 216.903.7873 and leave a message, including your full name and phone number. Please allow 15 minutes for a counselor to return your call.
On-Call Crisis Services
NEOMED is committed to helping students in crisis 24 hours a day when school is in session. Students who are in crisis and in need of a personal intervention outside of regular office hours should call 216.903.7873 and leave a message, including their full name and phone number. A clinical counselor will return your call within 15 minutes.
Please note that this service is for URGENT CRISES ONLY. NEOMED crisis services are not available during University closings.
What is an urgent crisis?
If you are experiencing any of the following:
- unable to stop crying
- thoughts of hurting oneself or other people
- have not eaten in a few days (not due to illness)
- have not slept in a few days (not due to illness)
- unable to go to classes (not due to illness)
- recent victim of sexual assault
Please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1.800.273.8255 or Crisis Text Line – Text 741-741 or go to the nearest emergency room.