Emergency Mental Health Resources

If you or someone you know is experiencing mental health emergency outside of Counseling Services' regular office hours (M-F; 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.), please go to the nearest hospital emergency room or utilize the
following resources:

UNO Police Department

For on-campus emergencies, please contact the UNO Police office at 504-280-6666.

24 Hour ViaLink Crisis Link (24 Hour Crisis Intervention)

For 24 hour crisis counseling, please call the ViaLink crisis line by dialing 211 or 504-269-COPE (2673)
or 1-800-749-COPE (2673).

Crisis Transportation Service (NOPD-CTS)

This service is offered jointly by the NOPD and the Office of Health and Hospitals. There are two teams available (between the hours of noon and midnight) which provide crisis intervention and transportation to local hospitals (or mental health centers). This service is accessed by calling 911 and asking for a crisis unit.

Crisis Services (Jefferson Parish Only)

The Adult and Children Crisis Intervention Team provides services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at no charge. Both telephone consultations and face-to-face crisis management (de-escalation and intervention) services are offered. Please call 504-832-5123 for assistance or more information.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline

1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Crisis Text Line: Text 741-741 and type in "hello" or "start"

Sexual Trauma Awareness & Response (STAR)

The STAR hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by dialing 855-435-STAR (7827)