Crisis Mode

What constitutes a mental health crisis?

  • 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 you are losing touch with reality

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis the following resources are available:

Call or go online to utilize 24-hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline services

Text the 24 hours Crisis Text Line

  • Text HELLO to 741741

Call or visit the Iowa State Student Counseling Services Monday – Friday from 8 am – 5 pm

  • 515-294-5056
  • 3rd Floor, Student Services Building

Go to the Emergency Room

  • Mary Greely Medical Center
    1111 Duff Ave.
    Ames, IA 50010

Call the Iowa State University Police Department

  • 515-294-4428

If there is an immediate threat to self or others, you are strongly encouraged to contact 911