UHCS Behavioral Health offers
- Scheduled appointments
- Urgent and Same-day “Walk-In” assessments, during business hours.
You may either walk in or call UHCS to make an appointment or request an urgent assessment.
Examples of urgent care needs:
- Feeling distraught or upset over an unexpected setback
- Feeling intense distress or hopelessness
- Feeling unable to function as a student
- Having concerns that you feel should not wait for the soonest available appointment date
If you are feeling at risk of harm to yourself or others and are unable to come to UHCS immediately- Call Northeastern University Public Safety (NUPD) at (617) 373-3333.
During an urgent visit, a Behavioral Health clinician will assess your concerns, identify and address your immediate needs, review a care and safety plan and if appropriate, arrange for care at another facility if necessary.
We want to help you today!
For urgent matters – call us or walk in!
After Hours Support
For evening and weekend emergencies (after UHCS business hours)
Call Northeastern Police at (617) 373-3333
Want to talk to someone on the phone after hours for support?
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
Not comfortable talking on the phone?
Chat with a trained volunteer. IMHear_, Samaritans’ online chat support program, is available for college students Monday-Friday from 5PM-9PM, at samaritanshope.org/im-hear-college/
Provides free, 24-hour emotional support by text. Text 741741 when you are in crisis and need to talk. A live, trained counselor will respond promptly and be available to provider support and assistance. crisistextline.org