If there is an emergency that requires immediate assistance, call Northeastern University Police Department emergency line at (617) 373-3333 or 911.
Find@Northeastern is your 24/7 immediate access connection to the mental health support and resources you need to feel better on the path ahead. With just one call, wherever you are in our community, you’ll reach someone to listen, respond, and be there to help. Find@Northeastern at 877.233.9477 (U.S.), 855-229-8797 (Canada), +1.781.457.7777 (International), 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Learn More
Blue Cross Blue Shield Well Connection & Nurse line
Students who have the Northeastern University Student Health Plan (NUSHP) can access live virtual clinical visits through Well Connection. This service provides licensed doctors and clinicians for minor medical and behavioral health care using their preferred device (cell phone, laptop, tablet, etc.). Students who have NUSHP can also access a nurse 24 hours a day.
Lean on Me
Lean On Me is a peer-to-peer text hotline that allows for easy access to confidential non-crisis support. Students can text 617-202-2948 at any time for emotional support from another Northeastern student.
Boston Area Urgent Care
When UHCS is closed, please visit a local urgent care or emergency department for immediate concerns.
Below is a list of local Urgent Care sites to consider.
Urgent Care – Brookline
1285 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02446
Open every day 9am-9pm
Walk-in appointments OR schedule an appointment online in advance
Getting there: Green Line “C” branch to Coolidge Corner T stop
Urgent Care – Boston Common
137 Stuart Street, Suite A-7
Boston, MA 02116
(Inside City Place, next to Dunkin Donuts)
Open every day 9am-9pm
Walk-in appointment or schedule an appointment online in advance
Getting there: Two blocks from Boylston T stop (Green Line), three blocks from Chinatown T stop (Orange Line)
National Mental Health Hotlines
988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
988 serves as a universal entry point so that no matter where you live in the United States, you can reach a trained crisis counselor who can help. If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available. Call or text 988 or chat 988lifeline.org
Samaritans Crisis Hotline 877-870-HOPE (4673)
Trained volunteers are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week to provide support and assistance. http://www.samaritanshope.org
Crisis Text Line 741741
Provides free, 24/7 emotional support via text. Text 741741 when you are in crisis/need to talk. A live, trained counselor will respond promptly and be available to provider support and assistance. www.crisistextline.org