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
Phone: (800) 273-TALK (8255)
Crisis Text Line — 24/7
Text: 741741 from anywhere in the US, at any time, to chat with a trained Crisis Counselor about anything.
Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) — 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
For consultation and crisis assessment.
Phone: (951) 827-5531
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.