Call for Help

Recognize, Respond, Refer

Resources for Referral

Immediate Support – Available 24/7 


  • UHS 24/7 Crisis Line
    For UW-Madison students, friends, and family members
    Call 608-265-5600 (option 9)  
  • 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
    For everyone
    Call or text 988  
  • Crisis Text Line
    For everyone
    Text HOME to 741741  

Population-specific Crisis Lines*


  • Steve Fund
    For young people of color
    Text STEVE to 741741
  • Trevor Project
    For LGBT young people
    Text ‘START’ to 678-678 Call 1-866-488-7386 
  • Trans Lifeline
    For trans people
    Call 877-565-8860
  • National Grad Crisis Line
    For graduate students
    Call 877-474-3457
  • Veteran Crisis Line
    For veterans
    Call 988 (option 1)  


*Not all lines listed above are available 24/7.

On-campus Resources 


Population-specific Resources


  • Prevent Suicide Wisconsin
    Find relevant resources, including support based on gender, race, disability status, and more.
  • Black Mental Health Alliance
    Organization aiming to develop, promote and sponsor trusted culturally-relevant educational forums, trainings and referral services that support the health and well-being of Black people and their communities.
  • Asian Mental Health Collective
    Organization focused on de-stigmatizing mental health within Asian communities that offers a directory of therapists who specialize in serving Asian American, South Asian American, and Pacific Islander communities