What is an Emergency?

  • A suicidal gesture, stated intention, or attempt
  • Behavior posing a threat to the individual
  • Behavior or stated intention posing a threat to others
  • Demonstrated inability to care for oneself

Any reference to a consideration of suicide threat of suicide, or attempt at suicide should be judged as extremely serious and a referral to Counseling Services is strongly advised. If the reference includes the how, when, where, or other specifics of suicide plans, immediate response is critical.

On Campus Emergencies During Business Hours

Counseling Services staff are available in Seton Hall to assist with a mental health emergencies that occur on campus during regular business hours (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-4:30 p.m.). We may be contacted by calling our office directly at 716.286.8536 (Ext. 8536) or by contacting Campus Safety 716.286.8111 (Ext. 8111).

On Campus Emergencies After Hours and On Weekends

For on-campus emergencies that occur after hours and on weekends, please contact Campus Safety at 716.286.8111 (Ext. 8111). Students may also contact their CA to access the residence director on call or access the RD on call themselves. Students may also directly contact Niagara County Crisis Services at 716.285.3515.

Off Campus Emergencies

In the event that a mental health emergency occurs while students are off campus, students may contact Niagara County Crisis Services at 716.285.3515 or call the local police by dialing 911.

Suicide Prevention Hotlines

RAPE Crisis Services

Distress Center Niagara

  • 24/7 Emotional Support and intervention
  • Free and confidential service
  • St. Catharines, Niagara Falls And Area 905.688.3711
  • Port Colborne, Wainfleet and Area 905.734.1212
  • Fort Erie and Area 905.382.0689
  • Grimsby, West Lincoln 905.563.6674
  • Distress Centre Niagara