The Urgent/Crisis Clinic is for students experiencing a psychological emergency or are in immediate need for a same-day intervention.
The CCCPS Urgent/Crisis Clinic provides same day in-person visits Monday-Friday from 8:30 AM-5:00 PM. A crisis counselor will meet with you to help problem solve, to give you tips to help manage your emotional response, and to discuss a safety plan. During these hours if a student is experiencing a crisis, having trouble maintaining their emotional state, or is in need of a same-day urgent appointment, they can come to the CCCPS office and check in to the Urgent/Crisis Clinic with the front desk.
Examples of Urgent/Crisis Issues:
- Thoughts of suicide or self-harm and feeling uncertain about keeping yourself safe
- Thoughts of seriously harming another person
- Death of a loved one
- Have not slept at all in 3 or more days
- Recent physical or sexual assault, stalking, or relationship violence
- Hearing voices or impaired reality
- Not being able to function due to extreme psychological distress
- Immediate overwhelming anxiety and can’t calm self down
- Worried about physical symptoms from substance or alcohol use
How to access the Crisis Clinic
- Present to the CCCPS Office on the second floor of the Student Health Building.
- Inform the administrative staff you are coming in for the Urgent/Crisis Clinic.
- You will fill out some initial paperwork. Once completed, you will meet with a clinician.
Additional Crisis Resources:
Crisis Text Line
Students experiencing an after-hours crisis or emergency can access an on-call counselor by calling (304) 293-4431 and selecting option 1 or by texting “WVU” to 741741.
Students experiencing an acute crisis that warrants immediate medical attention should proceed to the nearest emergency department.