Syracuse UniversityCounseling Center

Campus Resources

Health Services -Psychiatry

315.443.9005

111 Waverly Avenue

Psychological Services Center

315.443.3595

804 University Avenue., Room 201 (Huntington Hall)

The Couple and Family Therapy Center

315.443.3023

601 E. Genesee Street (Peck Hall)

Community Crisis Services

 If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency or you are in immediate danger call 911.


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1.800.273.TALK (1800-273-8255)

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.

TTY (Hearing Impaired) 1800.799.4889

LIFELINE CRISIS CHAT - The goal of the Lifeline Crisis Chat service is to help you reduce stress and feel empowered to make healthy decisions. You will be asked questions regarding your safety, emotions and thoughts surrounding the situation, feelings of depression, your current social situation, and if you have any thoughts of suicide. If a chat specialist feels you are in danger they will speak with you about accessing emergency services, and/or additional contact information to ensure your safety. The chat specialist will work with you to create a safety plan if necessary. If the chat service is not open we encourage you to call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1800.273.8255.


Vera House

315.468.3260

Vera House is a comprehensive domestic and sexual violence service agency providing shelter, advocacy, and counseling services for women, children & men, education and prevention programs and community coordination.

TTY (For the Deaf Community/ During Business Hours) 315.484.7263  Webpage for Deaf Community


CONTACT Community Services Hotline

315.251.0600

The CONTACT 24 hour, toll free hotline provides free, anonymous, confidential 24-hour telephone counseling, crisis intervention, and information and referral to persons in distress or crisis

Trans Lifeline

1.877.565.8860

Trans Lifeline is a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to the well being of transgender people. We run a hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people. Trans Lifeline volunteers are ready to respond to whatever support needs members of our community might have.

Trevor Lifeline

1.866.488.7386

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.

Tully Hill Chemical Dependency Treatment Center

1.800.456.6114

Tully Hill successfully treats chemically dependent individuals and their families. Admissions inquiries can be made 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


Community Resources

211 CNY

Dial 211 for free help locating a variety of important resources.


Brownell Center

315.472.4471

1045 James Street

Brownell’s multidisciplinary team is composed of licensed therapists (social work, marriage and family therapy, mental health counseling); psychiatrists; psychiatric nurse practitioners; nurses; a family practice nurse practitioner and a skilled team of customer service staff.


Crouse Hospital

315.470.7340

736 Irving Avenue, Syracuse, New York 13210

The Crouse Hospital Emergency Department provides emergency services and assessment for all medical emergencies. There are no inpatient psychiatric services in-house. It is the closest emergency room to campus.


St. Joseph’s Inpatient & Outpatient Psychiatric Services

315.703.2700

742 James Street

St Joseph’s Hospital's Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program (CPEP)

315.448.6555

301 Prospect Avenue

CPEP is a licensed Psychiatric Emergency room, serving individuals from Onondaga and Madison counties, and visitors in the Greater Syracuse area. CPEP is fully staffed 24 hours a day, seven days per week. CPEP provides evaluation and treatment for individuals of all ages who are suffering from an acute mental health crisis.


SUNY Upstate Medical University Hospital

315.464.5540

750 East Adams Street
  • The Upstate Emergency Department is the only Level-One Trauma Center, University Hospital's Emergency Department is a fast-paced facility with state of the art technology in caring for the critically ill or injured. Serving a 15 county area, we care for patients transported by ground or air from throughout the Central New York region. 315.464.5612

  • Pediatric Emergency Department at Upstate Medical University is a 12 bed emergency department with physicians specially trained in pediatric emergency medicine. We are the only dedicated pediatric emergency department and Level I Trauma Center in the region and, as such, specialize in the care of ill and injured children. 315.464.5613

  • Inpatient Adult Psychiatry (4B) admits both voluntary and involuntary patients eighteen years and older with a wide variety of psychiatric and substance abuse/dependence disorders. While such problems are the primary reason for admission, many patients have additional medical needs. 315.464.9096

  • Adult Psychiatry Clinic for those seeking treatment may be self-referred or be referred by their physicians or other social agencies. 315.464.3165