Crisis Contacts


Where to go, who to call if you're in crisis

Located in Tucson? Call the Community-Wide Crisis Line 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 520-622-6000.

Are you a University of Arizona student? If it is not an emergency and you are a UA student, call or walk-in to Counseling and Psych Services (CAPS) at 520-621-3334 Monday - Friday.  Walk-in triage is available between 9 am and 4 pm Monday - Friday at CAPS Main, located on the third floor of Campus Health at Highland Commons (NW corner of Highland and 6th Street).

Are you a concerned friend? Concerned friends can find out more about helping a friend who might be experiencing problems through our Friend 2 Friend website.

Resources for sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking.


24-Hour Hotlines

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. By dialing 1-800-273-TALK (8255), the call is routed to the nearest crisis center in our national network of more than 150 crisis centers. The Lifeline’s national network of local crisis centers provides crisis counseling and mental health referrals day and night.

Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime, about any type of crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from a secure online platform. Find out more about how it works at

Suicide Prevention for LGBTQ Youth through the Trevor Project:

  • The Trevor Lifeline is a 24/7 suicide hotline: 866-4-U-TREVOR (1-866-488-7386)

  • TrevorChat: Online instant messaging available 7 days a week, 3 pm - 10 pm ET (12 pm -- 7 pm PT)

  • TrevorText: Confidential and secure resource that provides live help for LGBTQ youth with a trained specialist, over text messages. Text TREVOR to 1-202-304-1200 (available 7 days a week, 3 pm - 10 pm ET, 12 pm -- 7 pm PT)

Veterans’ Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

SAMHSA Treatment Referral Hotline (Substance Abuse): 1-800-662-HELP (1-800-662-4357)   

National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (1-800-656-4673)