University Counseling Center

Crisis Resources

Mental health crisis

A mental health crisis is defined as perceiving or experiencing an intolerable situation or event that exceeds the person’s current resources and coping mechanisms, resulting in severe mental health symptoms. Examples include suicidal ideation/plan/attempt, homicidal ideation/plan, mania, interpersonal violence, hallucinations, and delusions. 


Below is a list of resources for individuals experiencing a mental health crisis. If you are experiencing a medical emergency it is important to call 911 or go to an emergency room first. 

Local resources

Zepf Crisis Care Helpline

Lucas County Crisis CARE Helpline: 419-904-CARE (2273)

Our Mobile Crisis CARE outreach TEAM is ready to listen and provide aid whenever needed. A trained mental health professional will be available by phone 24/7.

Counseling Center After-Hours

419-530-2426, option 1

The University of Toledo Counseling Center offers 24/7 after hours support.

Arrowhead Behavioral Health

1725 Timber Line Road, Maumee, OH 43537



UToledo Medical Center

Emergency Medicine and Trauma Services

3000 Arlington Ave., Toledo, OH 43614

Mercy Health- St. Vincent medical Center

2213 Cherry St., Toledo, OH 43620


ProMedica Flower Hospital Behavioral health

5200 Harroun Road, Sylvania, OH 43560



ProMedica Toledo Hospital Behavioral Health

2142 North Cove Blvd., Toledo, OH 43606



United Way 2-1-1

Call 2-1-1 for help finding resources


national resources


Use 988 to reach the National Suicide Prevention Hotline -  Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services (SCES)
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Last Updated: 6/8/23