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Crisis Resources

Should you find yourself in a mental health crisis or health-related emergency, the information on this page will help you have a clear plan of action and know where to receive assistance in every circumstance.

Call Public Safety at 215.895.2222 or 911. (TTY: 215.571.4141)
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Call the Counseling Center's support line at 215.416.3337 and speak with one of their on-call professional counselors. You can also text "HOME" to 741741 for assistance via the Crisis Text Line.
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Call the Office of Equality and Diversity at 215.895.1405 or email OED@drexel.edu.

For Mental Health Emergencies

Students should also review Drexel's Emergency Resources to become familiar with the services available if found in an urgent situation.

The following are for Drexel undergraduate and graduate students only:

  • 24/7 Drexel Counseling Center Crisis Line:
  • Counseling Center (during regular business hours):
  • Drexel University Public Safety (if someone's safety is at immediate risk):
    215.895.2222 Or dial 911

Off-Campus Resources

In addition to calling the Counseling Center Crisis Line, you can call or text the following:

  • Suicide and Crisis Lifeline (formerly the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline):
    988 (U.S. Armed Forces Veterans, Press 1)
  • 24/7 Crisis Text Line
    Text HOME to 741741
  • The Trevor Project Lifeline (LGBTQ Youth)
    Text START to 678-678 or call 1.866.488.7386

Sexual Assault Emergencies

Local Emergency Rooms & Crisis Response Centers

University of Pennsylvania Hospital
34th and Spruce streets
Phone: 215.662.3920

Hall Mercer Crisis Response Center at Pennsylvania Hospital
800 Spruce Street
Phone: 215.829.5433

Pennsylvania Hospital
Spruce Street, First Floor
Phone: 215.829.5433

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
11th and Chestnut streets
Emergency Room: 215.955.6840

Mercy Hospital
54th St. and Cedar Ave.
General Information: 215.748.9000
Psychiatric Crisis Response Center: 215.748.9525

Friends Hospital
4641 Roosevelt Blvd.
Phone: 215.831.2600

Einstein Medical Center
5501 Old York Rd.
Phone: 215.951.8300

Temple University Hospital, Episcopal Campus
100 E. Lehigh Ave.
Phone: 215.707.2577

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Crisis Resources