If you are experiencing a mental health emergency (i.e., suicidal or homicidal thoughts or actions, sexual assault, or other significant trauma), please reach out as indicated below.

Occurring Monday-Friday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM:

  • Visit the Counseling Center (206 E. Patrick Street)
  • Call the Counseling Center: (804) 752-7270
  • Call UHelp Crisis Line: (833) 646-1526

Occurring After Regular Business Hours, On Weekends, or on campus-wide breaks:

  • Call UHelp 24/7 Crisis Line: (833) 646-1526
  • Call Campus Safety: (804) 752-4710
  • Call Hanover Community Services Board: (804) 365-4200
  • Call 988 or go to the nearest emergency room

Other Emergency Resources

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 274-TALK (8255)
  • Crisis Text Line: Text “HOME” to 741741
  • Disaster Stress Hotline: (800) 985-5990
  • The Trevor Lifeline for LGBTQIA+ crisis support: (866) 488-7386

In case of sexual assault, please view the sexual assault information page.

Do not email Counseling Services during a crisis situation. Also, remember that email is not a secure medium and should not be used for confidential communication or emergencies.