In Case of Emergency

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 386-822-8740 to be connected to the Volusia County Crisis Response Team. If you are having thoughts of harming yourself or others, select option 1. For all other mental health needs, select option 9.

Note: Office appointments should be requested/made during office hours. The Volusia County Crisis Response Team is not a proper channel for requesting an appointment with Student Counseling Services.

Other Local Crisis Response Resources

  • Advent Health DeLand - Emergency Room (24 hours)
    • 386-943-4650
  • Advent Health DeLand - Behavioral Health Crisis Help Line
    • 800-539-4228
  • Advent Health 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)


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.

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

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)

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline (formerly the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline)

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.

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

SAFE Alternatives Self-Injury Crisis Line

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

Self-Injury Foundation Crisis Line

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

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

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)