Are You in a Crisis?
No matter what type of crisis you're experiencing, there is help available.
For emergency assistance near campus:
UC Police Department (UCPD) — 24/7
Phone: (951) 827-5222
If you are having thoughts about suicide:
National Suicide Prevention Hotline 24/7
Website/Live Chat: suicidepreventionlifeline.org 1-800-273-8255 800-273-TALK
- The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
- chat available online
Options For Deaf + Hard of Hearing 1-800-799-4889
Crisis Text Line 24/7
Text: 741741 from anywhere in the US, at any time, to chat with a trained Crisis Counselor about anything.
The Trevor Project 24/7
- Trevor Lifeline - 1-866-488-7386
- Trevor Chat available through website and https://www.thetrevorproject.org/get-help-now/
- Trevor Text - confidential and secure resource that provides live help for LGBTQ youth with a trained specialist, over text messages. Text START to 678678
- Trevor Space- TrevorSpace is a social networking site for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) youth under 25 and their friends and allies.
- Trevor Support Center - Trevor Support Center is a place where LGBTQ youth and allies can find answers to FAQs and explore resources related to sexual orientation, gender identity and more! https://www.thetrevorproject.org/resources/trevor-support-center/
Trans Lifeline 24/7
Trans Lifeline is a trans-led organization that connects trans people to the community, support, and resources they need to survive and thrive.
Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) (Services are currently provided remotely only. No in-person appointments during Covid-19 crisis)
For consultation and crisis assessment.
Website: counseling.ucr.edu, Call 951-827-5531, select Option 1
If you are experiencing a mental health crisis and want on-campus help:
Walk-in consultation hours are also available weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 pm, except Thursdays, 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m., closed daily from 12-1 pmPhone: (951) 827-5531 to schedule a brief screening appointment; for 24/7 phone consultation.CAPS clinicians are available for brief crisis consultations. Walk-in clients will compete a brief screen form to determine their level of need. Clients will be seen in order of level of crisis/need. Walk-in consultations are NOT therapy appointments, but should be utilized for those experiencing a mental health crisis. Those not in crisis can schedule a phone appointment (typically within 1-3 days).
Some examples of mental health crises are:
• Thinking about harming yourself or others.
• Serious concern about another student's safety or well-being.
• Inability to function (e.g., get out of bed, eat, shower, etc.).
• Experience with a recent traumatic event.
- If you have experienced sexual assault, intimate partner violence or stalking:
If this is a life-threatening emergency, call 9-1-1 or go to your nearest hospital emergency room.