What do I do If I am in Crisis?

If you are thinking about harming yourself or attempting suicide, tell someone who can help right away:

  • The SafeUT app is available to download for free at either the Apple App Store or Google Play
  • Call the toll-free, 24-hour hotline of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to be connected to a trained counselor at a suicide crisis center nearest you
  • Visit the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline chat
  • Dial 9-1-1 and ask the police for assistance
  • Call the UVU Police at 801-863-5555
  • Take yourself to your nearest hospital emergency room
  • Text "START" to 741-741 to connect with a counselor at Crisis Text Line
  • Call the Trevor Project (LGBTQ friendly) at 1-866-488-7386 or visit their online chat/text

Make an Appointment

*Please note: If you are in crisis during the COVID-19 modified status at UVU and need immediate assistance, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255 or 9-1-1.

If you are interested in having a UVU Crisis Therapist call you on the phone for a consultation Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (excluding holidays), please call the Student Health Services receptionist desk at 801-863-8876 and notify the receptionist that you would like to have a call back from a UVU Crisis Therapist for a consultation.

The receptionist will need you to provide the following information: your name, UVU Student ID#, telephone number, and the address of where you are currently located. The receptionist will contact a UVU Crisis Therapist and provide your contact information to the Crisis Therapist, and you will receive a phone call as soon as possible. Please answer your phone when you get a call.  There may be a time delay in a call back depending on the volume of calls that we receive. If you cannot wait for a call back, please call 1-800-273-8255 or 9-1-1 for immediate help.

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Concerned About A Student 

Concerns of Wellbeing

Some students thrive in the new and exciting environment of higher education. Unfortunately, sometimes this great environment of growth can be overwhelming to students. Anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, and other stressors can all put an emotional burden on students. If you have a concern regarding a student, share that concern and let us help. Please send an e-mail to erbbi@uvu.edu, and list the subject as "Concerned About A Student".

Alternatively, an online report of a variety of behavioral concerns can be submitted to the office of Student Conduct & Conflict Resolution. These online reports can be submitted at any time, and are monitored 24-hours a day.

Concerns of Suicide

If you are concerned that a student may be contemplating suicide, please share your concern or, better yet, encourage the student to call Student Health Services at 801-863-8876 Monday through Thursday from 8am-6pm, and Friday from 8am-5pm. The university has professionals that are ready to help individuals in crisis. You can also share your concern with us by sending an e-mail to erbbi@uvu.edu, and listing the subject as "Concerned About A Student".

If you or someone you love is in imminent danger after hours, please utilize the following resources: 

  • National hotline number – 1-800-273-TALK
  • UVU Campus Police: 801-863-5555
  • 911
  • Visit your nearest ER for evaluation

Crisis Services Staff

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