(Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
In addition to ongoing counseling appointments, the Counseling Center is available for immediate crisis intervention for Loyola students who are experiencing a psychological emergency Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Our office is located in the turret of the Humanities Center, one flight up, in room 150. For more information or for immediate assistance, come to the Counseling Center or call 410-617-2273.
(Weekdays after 5 p.m. and weekends)
For psychological emergencies that occur in the evenings or on weekends, contact your resident assistant, who can access a counselor for emergencies, or call the department of public safety at 410-617-5911.
If you are not a resident living on campus, for after hours support, please contact one of the emergency options listed below or call 911.
Other Emergency Options
Grassroots Suicide Hotline: 1-800-422-0009
National Hopeline Hotline (English & Spanish): 1-800-784-2433
First Call for Help Hotline (English & Spanish): 1-800-492-0618
ULifeline National Suicide Prevention: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Crisis Text Line: Text START to 741-741
Mercy Hospital (sexual assault): 410-332-9411
Union Memorial Hospital: 410-554-2106
GBMC Hospital: 410-902-4614
Sinai Hospital: 410-601-8800
Important Note: If you or a friend are in immediate serious crisis, please go to one of the local hospital emergency rooms for help or call 911.
Tips for Managing A Crisis
- Don't make hasty decisions;
- Avoid alcohol and drugs;
- Don't isolate yourself;
- Keep your regular meal and sleep times;
- Ask for help;
- Be patient with yourself;
- Talk to family and friends and;
- Remember to breathe deeply