University of Southern Indiana

Emergency/Crisis Information

In an Immediately Life-threatening Emergency, Call:
On campus: 812/492-7777 (Office of Public Safety)
Off campus: 911 or go the nearest Emergency Room

The Counseling Center is available to all students during a crisis (even if a student has already been referred to community resources). If you have an urgent or life-threatening situation, please come to or call the Counseling Center and inform front office personnel that you have an emergency situation. DO NOT send an e-mail or leave a message – we want to talk with you!

After normal business hours, please use one of the following resources in an emergency. Unless otherwise noted, all these resources are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Suicide Prevention

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
    • Call 24/7 or chat online from 2:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time).
    • Para Español: 1-888-628-9454
    • Deaf and hard of hearing (TTY): 1-800-799-4889
  • Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-TALK (8255), then press 1
    • Call, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24/7. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.
  • The Trevor Lifeline (for LGBTQ individuals): 1-866-488-7386
  • Southwest Behavioral Health Suicide Prevention Line: 812/422-1100

Domestic/Intimate Partner Violence

  • Albion Fellows Bacon Center - Domestic Violence: 812/422-5622

Sexual Assault

  • Albion Fellows Bacon Center - Sexual Assault: 812/424-7273
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673) or chat online


Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is a SAFE ZONE for individuals of all ethnicities, abilities, religions, sexual orientations, physical appearances/sizes, and gender identities.


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