Crisis Services

Crisis Services

If you are afraid that you will not be able to avoid hurting yourself or someone else, get help immediately.

Call 911 or Crisis Services at 814-456-2014.

Students who are experiencing a psychological or emotional crisis often need immediate help and intervention. Some examples of serious crises include:

  • Suicidal or homicidal thoughts or impulses
  • Sexual or physical assault
  • Hearing voices or otherwise misperceiving reality
  • Overwhelming loss, such as a death in the family

The Personal Counseling Office provides crisis intervention services Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Call or come to our office (814-898-6504, Room 1 in the Reed Union Building) and MAKE IT CLEAR THAT YOU ARE IN CRISIS. Every effort will be made to respond as soon as possible. If you are receiving ongoing treatment at the office, you may ask to speak to your regular counselor.

If you need crisis intervention services outside of our office hours, please call one of the phone numbers given above or contact the appropriate community service agency or hospital.


Psychiatric Medications

If you are having a problem with a psychiatric medication, experience serious side effects, or if your problem is urgent, contact our office for consultation.

If you need assistance outside of our office hours (Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.), contact the Millcreek Community Hospital at 814-868-8270.


Relationship Violence and Sexual Assault Services

Crime Victim Center of Erie County
125 West 18th Street
Erie, PA 16501
Counseling and 24-hour crisis intervention

1702 French Street
Erie, PA 16502
814-454-1744 or 814-454-8161
Counseling and emergency shelter services



Millcreek Community Hospital
5515 Peach Street
Erie, PA

Saint Vincent Hospital
232 West 25th Street
Erie, PA

UPMC Hamot
201 State Street
Erie, PA