Counseling Center

How to Contact Us in an Emergency

Emergency Contacts

During Office Hours (M–F, 8am–5pm)

Call Counseling Services (x1252). Inform the person who answers the phone that your call concerns an urgent situation and request that a counselor respond as quickly as possible.

After Hours

If an immediate crisis is happening and you need to talk to a counselor, they can be reached through Southwestern University Police (512) 863-1944), or the campus operator (512) 863-6511). If the crisis is life threatening, please call your local emergency services (911).

Quick Links to Crisis Services

Help for Sexual Assault

(What to Do and Who to Call)

Crisis Hotline

(800) 841-1255

Suicide Hotline

512-472-4357 (HELP)
(24 Hour Austin/Travis County Crisis Center)

National Suicide Hotline

(800) 273-8255 (TALK)

The Trevor Lifeline (LGBT)

(866) 488-7386