Suicide Threats and Psychological Emergencies

If you are in danger or feel threatened, call 911 or contact Campus Public Safety

The following resources are available to students, faculty, and staff:

Student Crisis Counseling

DeLand Campus

The Stetson University Counseling Center provides counseling, consultation, referral and crisis intervention during regular office hours, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. No appointment is necessary. Contact the Counseling Center at 386-822-8900. During evenings and weekends, the on-call counselor may be contacted through Public Safety.

Gulfport Campus

Stetson University College of Law has entered into a collaborative agreement with the Office of Counseling Services at Eckerd College. This collaboration allows for Stetson Law students to benefit from the mental-health counseling services provided by the professional staff at Eckerd. There is no pre-determined limit to the number of sessions a student will be allowed, and a referral from Stetson Law is not necessary. Law students wishing to speak to a counselor can call 727-864-8248 directly and request an appointment. Eckerd also has various group counseling opportunities and virtual self-help pamphlets available to Stetson Law students.

Faculty/Staff Assistance

  • If a faculty or staff member is concerned about the emotional well-being of a Stetson University student, contact the counseling center during regular office hours. During evenings and weekends, contact the on-call counselor by calling Public Safety.
  • If a faculty or staff member is experiencing a mental health crisis or is concerned about a friend or family member who is in emotional distress, contact the Stewart-Marchman Act Behavioral Healthcare Hotline at 800-539-4228. The caller will speak with trained staff specializing in working with families, loved ones and professionals seeking assistance for a person in need. This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • For non-emergency calls, Stetson University offers independent and confidential counseling services for all permanent employees and their dependents through our E.A.P. provider - Horizon Health - at 800-272-7252. The caller will speak with a member advocate and may be transferred to a licensed counselor.