Important

For any crisis situation that involves the threat of imminent danger call Campus Police at 256.824.6911.

For emergency situations, not involving imminent danger, call our office directly at 256.824.6203 or visit Executive Plaza, Bldg 200, Ste 208.

After hours (weekdays after 5 pm or weekend), please call Campus Police at 256.824.6911.

DO NOT contact us through email or this website in crisis situations.

Crises generally involve a situation in which someone’s safety is at risk (oftentimes a potentially life-or-death situation). In any circumstance in which you believe your safety or the safety of someone else is in danger, treat it as a crisis and seek help IMMEDIATELY!

  • Suicidal or homicidal gestures or attempts are crisis situations. Persistent thoughts about death or specific ideas on ways to hurt self or others should be treated as crisis situations.
  • If someone you know is suddenly acting very differently in a way that is concerning for you, this may be an emergency. To be safe, seek help immediately.
  • If you have been physically attacked (mugging, sexual assault, etc.), seek help immediately.
  • Many other concerns can be experienced as a crisis. Please feel free to consult us if you are not sure how to handle a situation if it should arise.

Crisis appointments (same day) are reserved for students who are experiencing suicidal ideation, have been the victim of a recent crime or have experienced a recent life-altering event.

Students can schedule a crisis appointment by calling 256.824.6203 or coming to the Counseling Center. We see students by scheduled appointments only and are currently unable to provide walk-in services.

Local Emergency Psychiatric Resources


Madison Hospital
8375 Hwy 72 W
Madison, AL
256.265.2012

Huntsville Hospital
101 Sivley Rd SW
Huntsville, AL
256.265.1000

Crestwood
1 Hospital Dr. SW
Huntsville, AL
256.429.4000

Decatur Morgan Hospital – Behavioral Health
2205 Beltline Rd SW
Decatur, AL
256.973.4000

Wellstone Behavioral Health
4040 Memorial Pkwy SW
Huntsville, AL
256.533.1970

Crisis Services of North Alabama
256.716.1000

National Suicide Hotline
1.800.273.8255

Crisis Text Line
741741 (Text)