Crisis Services

Emergency Services

In any life-threatening situation, such as suicide attempt, alcohol or drug overdose, or serious mental health crisis, call 911 (from campus phone: 2-1111) or proceed immediately to the Baptist Health Emergency Room at Baptist Health Hospital located on the Eastern Bypass (phone: 859-623-3131).

Crisis Services

Counseling support is available to students experiencing a crisis situation during the Center's operating hours.

The Counseling Center hours are:

Fall and Spring Semester Summer Session
Monday - Thursday- 8am-5pm
Friday - 8am - 4:30pm
Monday - Friday
8am - 4:30 pm

Because the Counseling Center is not open on weekends, holidays, and at night, students in need of crisis services may call the following for assistance:

Suicide Hotline:  
1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Crisis TEXT Line: FREE confidential support    
Text "Start" to 741-741
Community Crisis Hotline:  
Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center:  
EKU Campus Police:  
2-1111 (from on-campus phone)