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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 having thoughts of harming yourself or someone else, or you feel that you are in a crisis and your efforts to manage it have not been not successful, call CAPS at 434-243-5150. If you are in immediate danger of harming yourself or others, or are having a medical emergency, dial 911. 
  • CAPS crisis and emergency consultation services are available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. During business hours (M-F, 8am-5pm) students can call or walk-in to CAPS and speak to the on-call therapist. 
  • After business hours, students should call 434-243-5150 to connect with the CAPS after-hours phone service, Fonemed.  A registered nurse will assess your mental health concerns and direct you to the most appropriate care.
  • Concerns Regarding a Student (other than the caller): If you are concerned about a student, you can call 434-243-5150 twenty-four hours/day, seven days/week and ask to speak with the on-call therapist. Consultation regarding concerns about students is available to UVA students, faculty, administrators, staff, parents, and other concerned community members.

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