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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:

Call the Carruth Center office (24/7) 


Go to the Emergency Room

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

Call the WVU Police Department


Call 24-hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline services

Text Crisis Text Line

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

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