Loyola University Maryland

Counseling Center

Emergency Contact Information


(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.

After Hours

(Weekdays after 5 p.m. and weekends)

Students can contact an after-hours counselor by calling 410-617-5530 or seek assistance from Student Life or Campus Police by calling 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: 410-531-6677
ULifeline National Suicide Prevention: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Crisis Text Line: Text START to 741-741    
Mercy Hospital (sexual assault): 410-332-9494
Union Memorial Hospital: 410-554-2106
GBMC Hospital: (sexual assault) 410-902-4614 (emergency department) 443-849-2000
Sinai Hospital: 410-601-8800
University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center: 410-337-1000

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