Community Crisis Resources


1800-273-TALK (1800-273-8255)

1800-799-4TTY (1800-799-4889)

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



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

CONTACT (Telephone Counseling Service)
315-251-0600 Toll Free Hotline
3029 E. Genesee St., Syracuse, NY 13224
The CONTACT hotline provides free, anonymous, confidential 24-hour telephone counseling, crisis intervention, and information and referral to persons in distress or crisis. Certified volunteers assist callers with a wide range of problems and issues

St Joseph’s Hospital - CPEP (Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program)
301 Prospect Ave., Syracuse, NY 13203
Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to anyone with a psychiatric emergency or emotional crisis, the Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program is composed of four components: crisis outreach, psychiatric emergency service, extended observation unit, and emergency crisis beds. CPEP staff members assess, triage, and treat patients in crisis.

Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital Emergency Room
736 Irving Ave., Syracuse, NY 13210
The hospital ER 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.

Community General Hospital Emergency Room
4900 Broad Rd., Syracuse, NY 13215
Onondaga Hill
Community General Hospital is a small, private hospital providing medical care and emergency psychiatric services.

Hutchings Psychiatric Center
620 Madison Ave., Syracuse, NY 13210
The Richard H. Hutchings Psychiatric Center is a comprehensive, community-based mental health facility providing an integrated network of inpatient and outpatient services for children and adults residing in the Central New York region.

SUNY Upstate Medical University Emergency Room
750 East Adams Street, Syracuse, NY 13210-2375
A state teaching hospital very close to campus, SUNY medical center provides a wide range of psychiatric services, including emergency assessment, hospitalization, and outpatient care.

Vera House
P.O. Box 365, Syracuse, NY 13209
The agency provides a 24-hour crisis, support, and information line, and emergency shelter to ensure that women and children are safe from violence. Actively engaged in domestic violence education and training in the community, Vera House offers counseling and advocacy services for victims of domestic violence and children who witness abuse.