Mental Health Emergency
What to do if you have a mental health emergency or crisis:
During business hours
If you have an urgent mental health situation during normal business hours, call or come to counseling services even if you do not have an appointment. Let us know that it is an urgent matter and we will see you as soon as possible. In an emergency, contact campus police at 978.542.6111.
After business hours on campus
For a mental health emergency that occurs at night or on a weekend, contact campus police at 978.542.6111 or your RA or resident director.
After business hours off campus
For a mental health emergency that occurs at night or on a weekend, contact:
- 911 - your local police emergency service
- Your usual healthcare provider, e.g., your therapist, primary care doctor, clinic, or HMO
- Or proceed to the nearest hospital emergency room
24-hour support services and resources
The following organizations in the community have trained, dedicated staff to help those who may be experiencing a mental health crisis, or who have been recent victims of sexual assault: