Crisis Resources

If you, or someone you know, is having a medical or psychiatric emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room or crisis center. For non-emergencies, use one of the crisis resources listed below. The Counseling Center has an On-Call Therapist available 24/7 for existing clients. To reach the On-Call Therapist, call (317) 754-0808 and ask to have the On-Call Therapist paged. 

Suicide Warning Signs
  • Talking about wanting to die or to kill oneself
  • Looking for a way to kill oneself, such as searching online or buying a gun
  • Talking about being hopeless or having no reason to live
  • Talking about feeling trapped or in unbearable pain
  • Talking about being a burden to others
  • Increasing the use of alcohol or drugs
  • Acting anxious or agitated: behaving recklessly
  • Sleeping too little or too much
  • Withdrawing or feeling isolated
  • Showing rage or talking about seeking revenge
  • Displaying extreme mood swings

Local Crisis Centers

Community Behavioral Health Crisis Center
7165 Clearvista Way
Indianapolis, IN 46256
Tele: (317) 621-5701
Open 24-Hours

St. Vincent Stress Center
8401 Harcourt Rd.
Indianapolis, IN 46260
Tele: (317) 338-4800
Open 24-Hours

Sandra Eskenazi Mental Health Crisis Center
720 Eskenazi Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Tele: (317) 880-8485
Open 24-Hours

Once you arrive at the Crisis Center, have a staff member there contact our On-Call Therapist at (317) 754-0808.

On-Line Resources and Hotlines

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Tele: 1-800-273-8255

National Drug Information Treatment and Referral Hotline
Tele: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

Alcohol Abuse and Crisis Intervention
Tele: 1-800-234-0246

US: National Cocaine Hotline
Tele: 1-800-COCAINE (262-2463)

Childhelp (Child Abuse)
Tele: 1-800-4ACHILD (1-800-422-4453)

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Tele: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

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

National Center on Elder Abuse
Tele: 1-800-677-1116

National Runaway Switchboard
Tele: 1-800-621-4000

LGBTQ National Help Center
Tele: 1-888-843-4564

QR Codes – Crisis Resources

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Crisis Textline