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Some situations require immediate action. A person is in imminent suicide risk if she or he


During regular office hours, call Counseling Services to consult on next steps at (573) 875-7423 or the Student Affairs Department at (573) 875-7400. Outside normal business hours, students can call the local crisis hotline at 1-800-395-2132. If the concern is regarding a residential student, please inform residential life staff immediately.


The Office of Counseling Services is able to provide consultation and referrals to resources. Call (573) 875-7423. Outside normal business hours, faculty and staff can call the local crisis hotline at 1-800-395-2132.


Call Campus Safety at (573) 875-7315. You can also call the Columbia Police Department at (573) 874-7652 or dial 911 for assistance.

Take the person directly to the emergency room at University Hospital.