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Emergency

Students experiencing a life threatening emergency should always call 911

Mental Health Emergencies

What constitutes a mental health emergency?

  • If you are concerned about your personal safety or the safety of others
  • If you are concerned about harming yourself or someone else
  • If you believe that you are losing touch with reality

Resources available for mental health emergencies:

Visit the Carruth Center

Hours are Monday through Friday, from 8:15 AM to 4:45 PM.  The Carruth Center is located on the second floor of the Health and Education Building.

Call the Carruth Center office (24/7) 

304-293-4431

Go to the Emergency Room

J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital
1 Medical Center Drive
Morgantown, WV 26505

Call the WVU Police Department

304-293-3136

Call 24-hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline services

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
  • Military Veterans Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (Press 1)
  • Trevor Project Hotline (LGBTQ): 1-866-4UTREVOR (1-866-488-7386)

Text Crisis Text Line

Text WVU to 741741.  Free, confidential, and available 24/7.  

Find more information at  https://www.crisistextline.org/faq.  

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