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Psychological Emergencies Kutztown University Counseling & Psychological Services

PSYCHOLOGICAL EMERGENCIES

  • Students who are experiencing a psychological emergency during normal office hours (M-F 8:00 am - 4:00 pm) can call or come in to CPS without an appointment. You will be seen by a counselor as soon as possible.
  • All students, even when a wait-list is in use, are eligible for crisis services and should call in or walk-in to CPS and request to be seen immediately if they are experiencing a mental health emergency or are concerned about their own safety or the safety of someone else.
  • Students who are experiencing a psychological emergency after normal office hours can call or report to the Health and Wellness Center until 6 p.m. at 610-683-4082.
  • After 6 p.m. and on weekends, requests for emergency psychological services are made by contacting the department of Public Safety at 610-683-4001.
  • 24-hour crisis services are also available through Service Access & Management (Berks County) at 610-236-0530, or Lehigh County Crisis Intervention at 610-782-3127.
  • Emergency Services are also available through the emergency rooms of local hospitals.
  • Email should NOT be used to communicate an emergency. If you or someone you know is in crisis, please call or come in to the appropriate office in person so that you can receive help immediately.

IMPORTANT CONTACT INFORMATION

Services on Campus

  • Counseling & Psychological Services: 610-683-4072
  • Health & Wellness Services: 610-683-4082 (during operating hours)
  • Public Safety: 610-683-4001 (24-hours, 7 days)

24-Hour Crisis Contacts

Rape/Sexual Assault Resources

  • Heart@KU 24-7 Kutztown University Sexual Assault Hotline
  • Berks Women in Crisis: (610) 372-9540 (hotline)
  • Turning Point of the Lehigh Valley: 610-437-3369
  • Sexual Assault Reporting Information for Kutztown University