Crisis Help

Crisis Help

If you are in a psychiatric emergency and you are on campus

  • Counseling and Psychological Services staff members are available during the academic semesters, Monday-Friday 9-12 and 1-5. If you need assistance during those times either come to the center (Holloway Annex), contact us by phone, 973-408-3398, or email cousneling@drew.edu.After Hours call theRes Life staff member on duty  or Campus Security (973-408-3379).
  • If you or someone you are with is at imminent risk of harm to self, others, or property, please call Campus Security at (973) 408-3379 or 911.

If you are having a psychiatric emergency and are off campus

• In Morris County, you can call Morristown Medical Center Crisis Intervention (973-540-0100)
• Call 911 or your local hospital’s emergency room

If you have Drew’s Student Health Insurance

When you have Drew’s student health insurance, you can call CareConnect and talk to a licensed mental health clinician any time, day or night, at 1-888-857-5462.

Other crisis numbers

• National Text Helpline: Text “hi” to 741741
• Online chat: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat/
• National Suicide Prevention: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or 1-800-SUICIDE
• Morristown Medical Center Crisis Intervention (973-540-0100)
• Morris Cares Sexual Assault Hotline (973-829-0587)
• The Trevor Project https://www.thetrevorproject.org/ (1-866-488-7386) or text START to 678678. A national 24-hour, toll-free confidential suicide hotline for LGBTQ youth.

Support Numbers

• Caring Contact: 908-232-2880  can be reached 7:00 am – 11:00 pm (Based on volunteer availability. If your call goes to voicemail, please try back in 15 minutes.) You can call them if you need to talk even if it’s not a life and death emergency.
• National Transgender Support Line: (877) 565-8860, Eastern time: 11 a.m. to 5 a.m.

Mental Health America maintains a list of online, text, and phone crisis help contacts.  https://mhanational.org/crisisresources