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
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
Local Emergency Rooms and Crisis Response Centers
In addition to the above crisis resources, you can proceed directly to the nearest hospital emergency room, if needed.
We have a number of hospitals within walking distance of campus or within a 10-minute commute from campus, such as:
- University of Pennsylvania Hospital
34th and Spruce streets
- Hall Mercer Crisis Response Center at Pennsylvania Hospital
800 Spruce Street
Center City/South Philadelphia Area
- Pennsylvania Hospital
Spruce Street, First Floor
- Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
11th and Chestnut streets
Emergency Room: 215.955.6840
Southwest/West Philadelphia Area
- Mercy Hospital
54th St. and Cedar Ave.
General Information: 215.748.9000
Psychiatric Crisis Response Center: 215.748.9525
North Philadelphia Area
- Friends Hospital
4641 Roosevelt Blvd.
- Einstein Medical Center
5501 Old York Rd.
- Temple University Hospital, Episcopal Campus
100 E. Lehigh Ave.
Sexual Assault Emergencies