Crisis Information

Emergencies: 911
CAPS Main #: 814.863.0395
Centre County CAN HELP: 1.800.643.5432

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- CAPS - Student Health Center (SHC)
- CAPS - Bank of America (BoA).
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Crisis Services for Penn State Students

If you are afraid you will not be able to avoid hurting yourself or someone else, get help immediately.

Students who are experiencing a psychological or emotional crisis often need immediate help and intervention. Some examples of serious crises include:

  1. suicidal or homicidal thoughts or impulses;
  2. sexual or physical assault;
  3. hearing voices or otherwise misperceiving reality;
  4. overwhelming loss, such as a death in the family.

Services Available for Crisis Situations

General Crisis Services

Domestic/Relationship Violence And Sexual Assault Services

501 Student Health Center | 814.863.0395 | Contact Counseling & Psychological Services