Some situations require immediate action. A person is in imminent suicide risk if she or he
- tells you they plan to end their life
- cannot guarantee their own safety
- is at risk and under the influence of alcohol or drugs
- tells you they have recently taken an overdose or made some other suicide gesture
During regular office hours, call the Counseling Center at (660) 248-6274 (On Campus Ext. 58274) or come by the office on the second floor of the Student & Community Center.
Outside normal business hours, students should call the counselor's pager at 800-622-1322 #6866.
The Counseling Center is able to provide brief crisis counseling as well as referrals to outside providers. Call (660) 248-6274 (On Campus Ext. 58274). Outside normal business hours, faculty and staff should call 911.
Call Central Methodist University Campus Safety at (660) 202-0848. You can also call the Fayette Police Department at (660) 248-2241 or dial 911 for assistance.
Take the person directly to the emergency room at University Hospital or Boone Hospital.