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In Case of Emergency

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Mental Health Crises

During Business Hours

Call or visit Student Counseling Services:

  • Call 386-822-8900
  • Located in Griffith Hall (next to the CUB, in front of 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)
    386-943-4650
  • Florida Hospital DeLand - Behavioral Health Crisis Help Line
    800-539-4228
    Florida Hospital DeLand - Behavioral Health Services
    386-943-4670
  • Halifax Health Daytona Beach - Behavioral Services
    386-274-5333
  • Volusia Rape Crisis Center (Stewart-Marchman Act Behavioral Healthcare)
    386-236-3123 (Office)
    800-503-7621 (Sexual Assault Hotline, 24 hours)

Hotlines

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.

Disaster Distress Hotline

The Disaster Distress Helpline is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. This toll-free, multilingual and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories. Stress, anxiety and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster. Call or text to connect with a trained crisis counselor.

  • Phone: 1-800-985-5990
  • Text TalkWithUs to 66746
  • Website

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

LGBTQ

Trevor Lifeline

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

Self-Injury

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

Veterans Crisis Line

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

Safe Helpline (sexual assault helpline for the military community)