Crisis Resources

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Mental Health Crisis Support and Resources 

Urgent Same-Day Counseling For Students in Crisis

Call (510) 642-9494

  • Students with urgent needs should call (510) 642-9494 to speak with a counselor from Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

  • After-hours support line at (855) 817-5667.

Student Sexual Violence or Domestic/Interpersonal Violence

Call (510) 643-2005

  • Call Path to Care for confidential, free, campus-based resource for urgent support around sexual assault, sexual harassment, interpersonal violence, stalking, and invasion of sexual privacy.

Campus Tragedy/Campus Death 

Call (510) 642-6741

The Dean of Students team serves as the UC Berkeley campus liaison for family, friends, and University officials when there is a student death.

University Health Services offers support to campus after student deaths and other traumatic events through our mental health providers. Our counselors can consult with you about the situation and can help assess what is needed. 

For consultation please call (510) 642-9494 or after hours (855) 817-8667.

For Guidance When Helping a Student

National crisis/suicide prevention hotlines:

988 Suicide Prevention Lifeline(link is external) : Dial 988

Crisis Text Line(link is external): Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor