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Life-Threatening Crisis

If you or anyone else is in immediate danger, call 911 or the University Police (814-863-1111) immediately.

You can also go to the Mount Nittany Medical Center Emergency Department or your nearest Emergency Department. The Mount Nittany Medical Center is located at 1800 East Park Ave., State College,  814-234-6110.

Immediate Assistance 24 Hours a Day

If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis or has been a victim of sexual assault, stalking, relationship violence please reach out to one of the resources below. Students can call from any campus. 

  • 24/7 Penn State Crisis Line: 877-229-6400
  • 24/7 Crisis Text Line: Text “LIONS” to 741741

Assistance During Business Hours

(Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.)

Counseling and Psychological Services: 814-863-0395

Call for confidential support related to mental health issues, including depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts or actions, etc.

Gender Equity Center: 814-863-2027

Call for confidential support and advocacy related to sexual violence, relationship violence, stalking, harassment, and other campus climate issues.  

Office of Sexual Misconduct Reporting & Response: 814-867-0099

Call to report or get support related to sexual violence, relationship violence, stalking, harassment, and other forms of sexual or gender-based misconduct. 

University Health Services: 814-865-4UHS (4847)

Schedule an appointment with University Health Services for medical concerns. Call the 24/7 Advice Nurse: 814-865-4UHS (4847) (Press 3) for assistance if you are not sure if your medical situation is urgent. 

Not sure where to go for help? Talk to your RA or visit any of our offices for assistance. We will make sure you get to the right place.

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Penn State’s Responsible Action Protocol and Pennsylvania’s Medical Amnesty Law protect students from prosecution for consumption or possession of alcohol when they seek help for a peer.
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