Crisis and Emergency Assistance
For Medical Emergency Assistance:
If you are on campus, contact Campus Safety at 503-768-7777; if necessary, call 911. If you are off-campus, call 911.
The Health Service is open from 8 a.m. - noon and 1 - 4:00 p.m. on weekdays when undergraduate classes are in session. It is closed in the summer.
A Nursing Consultation Service is available 24/7 to all enrolled students; call 1-800-607-5501. A registered nurse will ask questions and help you decide whether you need medical help.
If you need to go to a medical facility, see the list of hospitals and immediate care facilities in the area.
For Psychological Crises:
During Business Hours - Students in urgent need of psychological assistance should call the Counseling Service at 503-768-7160. The Counseling Service is open 8:30 a.m. - noon and 1:00 - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, when school is in session. Please note that summer hours are more limited.
After Hours - (evenings, weekends, school holidays)
A Crisis Counseling Service is available at 503-265-7804 whenever the Counseling Service is closed or staff are unavailable. Trained mental health staff can assist with concerns.
If this is an emergency and the student is on-campus, call Campus Safety at 503-768-7777; or go to your nearest hospital emergency room. For off-campus emergencies, call 911. Campus Safety cannot respond to off-campus incidents.
Mental health consultation is also available 24/7 by calling the Multnomah County Crisis Line (503-988-4888).
Rape and Sexual Assault:
A Sexual Assault Response Advocate (SARA) is available to students who are survivors of sexual assault or rape. Call the SARA pager at 503-202-3119. For after-hours support on-campus, contact Campus Living staff (503-768-8999), Campus Safety (503-768-7777), or visit this webpage for crisis lines and other resources.
For Faculty, Staff, Parents, and Others Concerned About a Student’s Safety:
Faculty, staff, parents, and concerned friends may contact the Counseling Service to consult with us during daytime business hours, 8:30 a.m. - noon and 1 -4:30 p.m. on days when undergraduate classes are in session. (Summer hours are more limited.)
After hours, concerns about a student’s safety on-campus should be directed to Campus Safety at 503-768-7777. Campus Safety will involve other appropriate staff to respond to the situation. Mental health consultation is also available via our Crisis Counseling Service at 503-265-7804 or by calling the Multnomah County Crisis Line at 503-988-4888. For off-campus emergencies, call the Multnomah County Crisis Line or call 911. Campus Safety cannot respond to off-campus incidents.
(See also Concerned About Someone?).
Hotlines and Other Useful Emergency Numbers:
Campus Safety: 503-768-7777 (24-hour service)
Crisis Counseling Service (available during the day and after hours, whenever Counseling staff are unavailable) 503-265-7804
Health Service: http://www.lclark.edu/offices/student_health_services/ 503-768-7165 (8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday through Friday)
Multnomah County Crisis Line: http://web.multco.us/mhas 503-988-4888 (24-hour service)
Crisis Text Line: Text the word “START” to 741-741. Crisis Text Line is a free, 24/7 support for individuals in crisis through texting. http://www.crisistextline.org/who-we-are/
National Hopeline: 1-800-273-TALK 1-800-273-8255 (24-hour service)
Portland Women’s Crisis Line: 503-235-5333
Sexual Assault Resource Center: 503-640-5311
Trans Lifeline: http://www.translifeline.org 877-565-8860 National Hotline for trans* identified individuals staffed by other trans* identified people.
The Trevor Project: 1-866-488-7386 provides phone, chat, and text support for LGBTQ+ youth