24-Hour Crisis Services
If your situation is immediately life-threatening, please call 911 or get yourself safely to the nearest hospital emergency room:
UW Hospital Emergency Room: 600 Highland Avenue, 608-262-2398
Meriter Hospital Emergency Room, 202 S. Park St., 608-267-6206
St. Mary’s Hospital Emergency Room, 707 S. Mills St., 608-258-6800
If you feel desperate, are thinking about suicide, or if you’re afraid for the well-being of someone you know, call UHS to speak with an on-call crisis counselor who will help address your most pressing immediate concerns, assess your safety and help with follow-up service needs.
608-265-5600 (option 9)
This service is always available, including weekends, holidays, semester breaks, and all summer.
UHS has 24-hour crisis intervention services for enrolled students or those who are concerned about an enrolled student. We receive many calls from family members, friends, roommates, faculty, housing staff, and other campus personnel.