Due to the ongoing pandemic regarding COVID-19, the Counseling Center staff will be working remotely. Although clinicians will be unavailable for in-person appointments they will be available to assist students with life-threatening crises and emergencies through teletherapy during regular business hours Monday through Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. You may call 410-543-6070 and leave a message or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org including your name, email address, phone number, and SU ID. A representative will respond to your call or email as quickly as possible to schedule a triage session during which a clinician will determine a plan. A follow-up session may be scheduled to further address your needs. Examples of emergencies include suicidal or homicidal ideation, sexual or other assaults, symptoms of psychosis, or other urgent life circumstances. Should a crisis arise outside of business hours please contact one of the follow resources:
For local in person interventions:
- Salisbury University Police Department at 410-543-6222
- Peninsula Regional Medical Center at 410-546-6400 located at 100 East Carroll Street, Salisbury.
- Santé Group’s Mobile Crisis Team, trained professionals will come to you 24 hours, 7 days, call 1-888-407-8018
For local phone interventions:
- Life Crisis Center of Salisbury 24 hour, 7 days a week hotline at 410-749-4357
For statewide phone and online interventions:
- Maryland's Helpline is available to call at 211 and select option 1; to text by texting your zip code to 898-211; or to visit at 211MD.org
For national-wide phone and online interventions:
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available to call at 1-800-273-8255; or to chat online at Lifeline Chat services; Linea para prevencion de suicidios y otras crisis en espanol 1-800-628-9454
- Crisis Text Line is available to text by texting HOME to 741741
- The Trevor Project is available to call at 1-866-488-7386; to text by texting START to 678678; or to chat online.
Do not use email in an emergency situation, since it cannot be assured that a counselor will open it at your time of need. Even in non-emergency situations, care should be used when communicating by email since it is not a confidential form of communication.