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Whether you're in immediate crisis or need long-term support and care, the NC State community can help.
Visit the NC State Counseling Center
Find Help at NC State
The NC State Counseling Center strives to help students in need of immediate or ongoing care, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health emergency, an NC State counselor is always available to help at 919-515-2423. If you are calling outside regular business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.), select option 2 to speak with an on-call counselor. If you or someone else is in crisis, you do not need an appointment.
In the case of a life-threatening emergency, call 911.
Free Telehealth Counseling
All NC State degree-seeking students can access free counseling appointments with mental health professionals via AcademicLiveCare.
Find Help Off Campus
The following crisis resources or helplines are available to anyone in the United States, including NC State students. They are typically free, confidential and available 24/7.
- Emergency Medical Services — Call 911 or visit the nearest hospital emergency room
- Suicide and Crisis Lifeline – Call or text 988 or chat online
- Línea de Prevención del Suicidio y Crisis — Llama al 1-888-628-9454
- National Domestic Violence Hotline – Call 1-800-799-7233 or text “START” to 88788
- National Eating Disorders Association Helpline — Call or text 1-800-931-2237
- National Sexual Assault Hotline — Call 1-800-656-4673 or chat online
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) — Call 1-800-662-4357 or text your zip code to 435748
You can find more crisis hotlines on the American Psychological Association website.
The resources in this section are not affiliated with nor endorsed by NC State University.