In the event of a suicide attempt, alcohol or other drug overdose, or the threat of imminent violence on campus, students, faculty, or staff are advised to contact 911 via any phone or from the Blue Light phones on campus. Off campus, call 911.
For situations involving a psychological crisis with no imminent threat of danger during normal business hours, contact Counseling Services at extension 5210 for immediate assistance. You can also escort a student to our offices in Science Building room 102. A counselor will assess the level of risk for harm, assist the individual in achieving stability, and make appropriate treatment recommendations, as needed. For emergencies that require immediate attention please contact Public Safety at 911 from any phone.
SUNY Broome Counseling Services cannot provide 24-hour emergency management, particularly to those using services at a distance. If you are ever experiencing an emergency, including a mental health crisis, you agree to make use of the following 24/7 resources:
- If on campus, call Public Safety at +1 (607) 778-5083 or 911 from any phone. If in the Binghamton area, call the Crisis Center at +1 (607) 762-2302.
- Call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline: +1 (800) 273-8255.
- Contact the Crisis Text Line by texting HOME to 741741.
- Call 911, or go to the nearest emergency room.