Emergency-Crisis Information

Emergency contact information

MSU campus mental health crisis assistance

MSU Counseling Center
Office hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Phone: 417-836-5116

Crisis intervention is provided to help students cope with mental health emergencies. During office hours call or come by the Counseling Center, Magers Health and Wellness Center, Suite 304. For after-hours mental health emergencies, call 417-836-5116 then press 0 (zero) to speak to a crisis counselor. You may also contact MSU Public Safety at 417-836-5509. Please do not attempt to contact us about a crisis by email. The use of email is not a secure form of communication, thus confidentiality cannot be guaranteed.

To schedule a non-emergent counseling appointment, call 417-836-5116 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Additional MSU campus mental health resources

Magers Health and Wellness Center
Office hours during fall and spring semesters: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Office hours during summer session and intersessions: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Center City Counseling Center
Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Springfield area mental health emergency assistance resources

Springfield Police Department
911 or 417-864-1810

Sheriff Greene County

Burrell Center Inc./Crisis Assist Team 24-hr Crisis Line
417-862-6555 or 800-494-7355

Springfield Veterans Center
After hours and Holidays: 877-927-8387

Emergency room contact information

Mercy Emergency Trauma Center
1235 E. Cherokee
Springfield, MO 65804

Cox South Emergency and Trauma Center
3801 S. National
Springfield, MO 65807

Cox North Emergency Department
1423 N. Jefferson
Springfield, MO 65802

Nationwide 24/7 crisis support

National Suicide Prevention Hotline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Crisis Text Line
Text 741741 for a quick reply by a trained Crisis Counselor about any type of crisis.

Substance Use Support Line
1-800-662-HELP (4357)

Veterans Crisis Line
1-800-273-8255 – Press 1
or Text 838255