In Case of Emergency

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

In case of a medical or life-threatening emergency, call 911 immediately.

Mental Health Crises

During Business Hours

Call or visit the Counseling Center:

  • Call 386-822-8900
  • 601 N. Bert Fish Road (behind the Hollis Center)

Evenings, Weekends, or University Holidays

Call Public Safety to reach the on-call counselor:

  • Call 386-822-7300
  • Ask to speak with the on-call counselor. You will be connected to a counselor who can assist you at that time.

Note: Office appointments should be requested/made during office hours. The on-call counselor service is for mental health emergencies only; calling the on-call counselor is not a proper channel for requesting an appointment.

Other Local Crisis Response Resources

  • Florida Hospital DeLand - Emergency Room (24 hours)
  • Florida Hospital DeLand - Behavioral Health Crisis Help Line
    Florida Hospital DeLand - Behavioral Health Services
  • Halifax Health Daytona Beach - Behavioral Services
  • Volusia Rape Crisis Center (Stewart-Marchman Act Behavioral Healthcare)
    386-236-3123 (Office)
    800-503-7621 (Sexual Assault Hotline, 24 hours)


For general mental health concerns of college students visit our resources page.

For additional information about Stetson University's emergency guidelines, preparedness and notifications, visit Hatter Alert.

Suicide and Crisis Hotlines

Stewart-Marchman-Act Behavioral Healthcare (Daytona) - Access Center Helpline

Crisis Text Line

Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 emotional support for those in crisis. Our crisis counselors practice active listening to help people in crisis move from a hot moment to a cool calm – all through a medium they know and trust: text.

National Hopeline Network

  • Phone: 800-422-HOPE (4673) or 800-799-4889 (TTY - hearing and speech impaired)
  • Website

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

  • Phone: 800-273-TALK (8255)
  • Website

Eating Disorders

National Eating Disorders Association Helpline (Support and Referrals)

  • Phone: 800-931-2237
  • Hours
    • Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. EST
    • Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Website

Domestic/Intimate Partner Violence

Domestic Abuse Council of Volusia County, Inc.

  • Phone: 1-800-500-1119 or 386-255-2102; or 386-872-4976 (TTY - hearing and speech impaired)
  • Website

Domestic Violence Hotline

  • Phone: 800-799-SAFE (7233)
  • Website

National Dating Abuse Hotline

  • Phone: 800-331-9474 or 800-331-8453 (TTY - hearing and speech impaired)
  • Website


Trevor Lifeline

  • Phone: 800-4-U-Trevor (488-7386)
  • Website


S.A.F.E. Alternatives Self-Injury Crisis Line

  • Phone: 800-DONT-CUT (366-8288)
  • Website

Self-Injury Foundation Crisis Line

  • Phone: 800-334-HELP (4357)
  • Website

Sexual Assault

Volusia Rape Crisis Center (Stewart-Marchman Act Behavioral Healthcare)

  • Hotline phone: 800-503-7621 (24 hour services)
  • Office phone: 386-236-3123
  • Flyer

Florida Council Against Sexual Violence Rape Crisis Hotline

Family Life Center (Bunnell/Palm Coast)

Safe Helpline (sexual assault helpline for the military community)


Veterans Crisis Line

  • Phone: 800-273-8255 (press 1)
  • Website

Safe Helpline (sexual assault helpline for the military community)