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IMPORTANT: If you or someone you know is in a life threatening situation, call 911.

Crisis Services (Currently in person, phone or Zoom):

The UCC provides crisis services to current, students, faculty, and staff. If you are in crisis, you can call during office hours (M - F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM) and speak with the crisis counselor by phone or Zoom or you can walk to the UCC and meet with the crisis counselor in person. Please tell the receptionist that you are in crisis and need to speak with someone as soon as possible. 

Examples of a Crisis:

  • You are in danger of hurting yourself
  • You are in danger of hurting someone else
  • Recent traumatic experience such as being assaulted

What a Crisis Session Is:

Crisis sessions are 20-minute check-ins to check if you are safe and address any immediate needs. If needed, the crisis counselor will give you instructions on how to get connected with regular/ongoing counseing or another type of care that best fits your ongoing needs.

Similar to other services, crisis care is confidential except in cases where there is immediate danger to yourself, someone else, or there is current child abuse.  

Other Crisis Services:

National Hopeline Network - Suicide prevention, awareness, and education. 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-442-HOPE (1-800-442-4673). Available 24 hours a day 7 days a week

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 988 (phone or text) or 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255).

OU Advocates - Dial 911 (on campus) or (405) 615-0013 (off campus or by cell) and ask for OU Advocates regarding sexual assault issues. 

Women's Resource Center - Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking crisis services. Safety Planning, VPO Assistance, forensic exams, counseling, advocacy, and education.24 hour domestic violence crisis line - (405) 701-5540; 24 hour sexual assault crisis line - (405) 701-5660. Please visit for more information.

Please visit the OUPD website for additional on and off campus emergency numbers.

Emergency Services or Hospitalization:

  • Red Rock Behavioral Health Crisis Unit (Norman) -  405-573-6466
  • Norman Regional Behavioral Health -  405-307-5555