Suicide Resources

suicide-prevention-imageAbout 15 percent of the population will suffer from clinical depression at some time during their lifetime. Thirty percent of all clinically depressed individuals attempt suicide; half of them ultimately die by suicide.

Suicide Prevention

If you are suicidal, call 215-572-2967 for Counseling Services or 215-572-2999 for Public Safety (if after 4pm weekdays or weekends).

Hotlines: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) or 1-800-SUICIDE, the National Suicide Prevention Hotline

If you or someone you know is contemplating suicide and are struggling to come to terms with this difficulty, Arcadia University’s Counselor Center can help you through confidential, one-on-one counseling, referral to specialized services, and provide you with helpful ways to be a support system if it is your loved one who is struggling.

Off-Campus Support

Friends Hospital

215-831-4600
4641 Roosevelt Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19124
www.friendshospital.com

 
  • Private psychiatric hospital

Montgomery County Emergency Services

610-279-6100
50 Beech Drive
Norristown, PA 19403

  • Psychiatric emergency; involuntary commitment procedures
  • Suicide, detox, depression

Philadelphia Behavioral Health Suicide/Crisis Intervention Hotline

215-686-4420

  • Hotline counseling

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For an Emergency:
Dial Ext. 2999 or
215-572-2999

Location: 
Heinz Hall, Ground Floor

Phone: 215-572-2967