Crisis services are provided primarily for urgent mental health situations. If your concern is not urgent, we ask that you contact the office during regular business hours to speak with a counselor and/or schedule an appointment.

When a crisis is primarily a mental health concern, please consider the following options.

  • Call 570.577.1604 or walk to the Counseling & Student Development Center Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Summer hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.). Let the front desk staff member know it is an emergency.

  • After business hours, dial 570.577.1604 to speak with a counselor.

  • Call Bucknell's Office of Public Safety at 570.577.1111.

  • Dial 911

  • Contact the Mental Health TAP Line (local community agency providing 24-hour crisis intervention) 1.800.222.9016.

  • Go to the emergency room of Evangelical Hospital on north Rt. 15 in Lewisburg.

  • Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24/7 (https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org) 1.800.273.8255.

  • Crisis Text Line (https://www.crisistextline.org) Text HOME to 741741 at any time, for any type of crisis. If you're a person of color who is experiencing a crisis, you can also text STEVE to 741741 to connect with a trained crisis counselor of color.