Crisis Support

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Resources and referrals

Contemplating suicide, or know someone who is?

Check here for helpful resources. Or call 800-SUICIDE.

Free 24/7 support

If you're in an emotional crisis and you're in King County, call the 24-hour Crisis Line:
  • 206-461-3222
  • Toll-free: 866-CRISIS (866-427-4747)
  • TDD: 206-461-3219
  • Crisis text line: Text HOME to 741741
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255 or 988

Outside King County, call 911 and ask to be connected to your local crisis help line.

More resources

Find help now on the Resources and Referrals page for everything from depression or abuse, to eating disorders and anxiety.

In Case of a Medical Emergency

Life-threatening conditions

For serious injuries or other clear threat to life, obtain paramedic and ambulance assistance immediately:

  • Call 206-281-2911, if you’re on-campus. (Dial x2911 from a campus phone.)
  • Call 911, if you’re off-campus.

Be prepared to say exactly where you are and what is wrong.

Examples of life-threatening conditions include:

  • Difficulty breathing.
  • Difficulty Major injury (e.g., open chest wound with trouble breathing; spinal or neck injury with loss of sensation or motion; obvious fracture, especially with visible bone).
  • Difficulty Extreme bee-sting reaction (hives, swelling, etc.).
  • Difficulty Unconscious or unresponsive.

Urgent conditions

When Health Services is open, come here. Call ahead to let us know you’re coming: 206-281-2231.

Seattle-area urgent care clinics.

Although the conditions below may not be life threatening, get a medical evaluation as soon as possible if you have these:

  • Significant pain (e.g., in the chest, abdomen, head, neck, or ear, especially with fever)
  • Asthma (when not responding to usual medication)
  • Possible fracture or dislocation
  • Laceration (a cut requiring stitches)

Non-urgent medical conditions

At this time Health Services is encountering a high volume of COVID-19 related visits. We have very limited access for non-urgent or routine visits and may need to cancel or reschedule depending on the day.  Consider scheduling at local urgent care clinics if you need to be seen sooner. 

Make an appointment to be seen at Health Services by calling 206-281-2231 during office hours.

SPU Health Services does not endorse any hospital, urgent care, or physician office over another. Please check your insurance for applicable community services.

After Hours

After-Hour Crisis Support

SPU Safety and Security

  • 206-281-2911

King County 24-hour crisis line

  • 866-467-3219
  • TDY 206-461-3610