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Emergency and Crisis Services

All UVA students are eligible for emergency assessments and/or consultation

Emergencies: (434) 243-5150 or 911

If you are concerned that you will not be able to avoid hurting yourself or someone else, or you feel that you are in a crisis and your efforts to manage it are not successful, call 911 or CAPS at 434-243-5150 immediately and ask to speak with the on-call clinician. 

Crisis and emergency consultation services are available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. During business hours students can walk-in to CAPS and speak to the on-call clinician. Afterhours students should call 434-243-5150 and ask to speak with a CAPS counselor.  

Concerns Regarding a Student (other than the caller):

If you are concerned about a student, you can call 434-243-5150 24 hours/day, 7 days/week and ask to speak with the CAPS Emergency Consult Clinician. Consultation regarding students is available to UVA students, faculty, administrators, staff, parents and other concerned community members.

Other Helpful Resources

National Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-8255

Madison House HELP line 434-295-TALK

Region 10 Emergency Services 434-972-1800

Sexual Assault Resource Agency (SARA) 434-977-7273

Office of the Dean of Students 434-924-7133

How Faculty can Help: Providing Support During Distressing Times