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If you or someone you know is in crisis or has urgent needs, help is available 24/7. During CAPS business hours, drop-in appointments are available by coming into CAPS and letting the front desk know that you need an urgent appointment. After business hours, you can call or text 988 or access any of the resources in the boxes below.
If you believe your life is in imminent danger and you cannot keep yourself safe, or you or someone else has decided to seriously harm or kill yourself/themselves or someone else, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room, Lawrence Memorial Hospital (325 Maine St., Lawrence, KS 66044) or the Douglas County Treatment & Recovery Center (1000 W 2nd St., Lawrence, KS 66044).
The Lawrence Mobile Response Team (MRT) is also available to come directly to the student to assess the situation and decide what the next steps are. To access the MRT, contact the Kansas Suicide Prevention Headquarters 785-841-2345.
Worried about a student?
Quick Access Crisis Support
Student Support Program
Kansas Suicide Prevention HQ
Local Crisis Line:785-841-2345.
More Quick Access Crisis Support
Crisis Text Line
Text STEVE to 741-741 to be connected with a volunteer Crisis Counselor who specializes in supporting young people of color.
The Trevor Project
Text START to 678-678
Or chat on the web via the link below
Local Interpersonal Violence Support
KU CARE Coordinator
CARE services are generally available Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
If you have questions or want to set up a time to talk, don’t hesitate to email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 785-864-9255.
The Care Center
24/7 Support: 785-843-8985
Nationwide Interpersonal Violence Support
RAINN offers free and confidential support through their hotline which is available through online chat, phone, and mobile app.
Call 1-800-656-4673 (HOPE)
StrongHearts Native Helpline
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Call 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE)
"love is respect" is a project of the National Domestic Violence Hotline that offers 24/7 information, support, and advocacy to young people between the ages of 13 and 26 who have questions or concerns about their romantic relationships.
Call 1-866-331-9474 or text "LOVEIS" to 22522