Crisis Services

COVID-19 Notice

The Counseling & Wellness Center is open for telehealth Monday-Friday. Our drop-in phone consultations are available Monday-Friday, 10 am-4 pm, by calling 360-650-3164. After-hours crisis support is available by calling 360-650-3164 and pressing or saying “1.” If you are interested in initiating ongoing services, you may do so by utilizing a drop-in phone consultation beginning Wednesday, September 22.

Psychological Emergency Services

Emergency services are available 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, throughout the year to current WWU students by calling (360) 650-3164.

Crisis Appointments

Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

The Counseling Center reserves several appointment hours each day for students with urgent psychological concerns.  To be seen right away for an urgent concern, call (360) 650-3164 or stop by the reception desk.

After-Hours Emergency Services

When we are closed there are several ways to contact someone if you or a fellow student is having a psychological emergency.

If you live in a residence hall:

  • First, talk to your RA or RD.
  • If your RA or RD is not available, call (360) 650-3164 and choose option 1 to reach the on-call counselor.
  • If the situation is more urgent, call 911 or go to the Emergency Room at St. Joseph's Hospital.

If you live off campus:

  • To reach the after-hours on-call counselor, dial (360) 650-3164 and choose option 1.
  • If the situation is more urgent, call 911 or go to the Emergency Room at St. Joseph's Hospital.

Additional crisis resources:

  • Community Crisis Line  1-800-584-3578  
  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • Trevor Project: Preventing Suicide Among Gay Youth 1-866-488-7386
  • Veterans' Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255, Press 1 or text 838255
  • Crisis Text Line 741-741