PLEASE NOTE: If you are an NCSSM student and you are at risk (e.g., considering suicide, harm to others, are at risk of physical harm/assault, etc.), you are urged to come to Counseling Services during normal business hours. After hours, please see the Community Coordinator on duty or call the Bryan desk at 919-416-2825. If there is an emergency where your life or someone else's is in immediate danger, please call the Bryan Desk at 919-416-2825 or 911.
Both NCSSM students and non-students can utilize any of the following crisis resources:
Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support and information via the medium people already use and trust: text.
- Text 741-741 from anywhere in the USA, anytime, about any type of crisis.
- A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds quickly.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline –1‑800‑273‑TALK (8255) or Live Online Chat
If you or someone you know is suicidal or in emotional distress, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Trained crisis workers are available to talk 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Your confidential and toll-free call goes to the nearest crisis center in the Lifeline national network. These centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals.
SAMHSA Treatment Referral Helpline –1‑877‑SAMHSA7 (1‑877‑726‑4727)
Get general information on mental health and locate treatment services in your area. Speak to a live person, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST. SAMSHA Treatment Locator at http://www.samhsa.gov/find-help
Disclaimer: The above resources are not affiliated with, nor endorsed by NCSSM's Counseling Services.