It is important that each person gets the appropriate help they need on a timely basis: Crises or Emergencies by nature are time-critical..
The Counseling and Testing Center is not able to field all calls after hours, but there are many helpful community services available for students.
Emergency and Help Contacts
|Medical or Police Emergencies||call 911|
|University of North Texas Police (non-emergency)||(940) 565-3000|
|Denton County Police (non-emergency)||(940) 349-1600|
|Suicide and Crisis Center of North Texas Crisis Helpline||(214) 828-1000|
|Dallas Area Rape Crisis Helpline||(972) 641-7273|
|Denton County Friends of the Family Crisis Intervention Helpline||(940) 382-7273|
|National Suicide Prevention Lifeline||(800) 273-8255|
|The Turning Point Rape Crisis Center Helpline||(800) 886-7273|
|National Domestic Violence Hotline||(800) 799-7233|
|North Texas Behavioral Health Authority Helpline||(866) 260-8000|
|Substance Abuse Hotline||(800) 262-2463|
|The Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Helpline||(214) 522-8600|
|Denton County MHMR Crisis Hotline||(800) 762-0157 or (940) 387-5555|
Mental Health Crises includes suicidal thinking with intent, psychosis, homicidal thinking with intent, or other states where poor judgment presents a high risk of harm.
If an individual is at imminent suicidal or homicidal risk, or may be a danger to self or others, the fastest way to ensure immediate care and safety is to call 911 or go to the nearest hospital emergency room.
Denton County MHMR Crisis Hotline at (940) 387-5555 is the next best option for emergencies in Denton and Denton County.
If not in "imminent danger" of hurting self or others, we will evaluate currently enrolled UNT students at the Counseling Center. For more information or to set-up an appointment please call Counseling & Testing Services at (940) 565-2741. Please note our office hours (closed all University holidays and weekends). You may call, consult with us, and if appropriate we always try to see students at the soonest possible time.
If you are in a mental health emergency during the weekend or after business hours you can visit the local emergency room or call 911. You can also call Denton County MHMR Crisis Hotline at (940) 387-5555 for assistance 24-hours.
National Hopeline Network (24 hour service)
Helpline 1: (800) 784-2433
Contact Counseling & Crisis Line (24 hour service)
PO Box 800742
Dallas, TX 75380-0742
Helpline 1: (972) 233-2233
Helpline 2 (teen contact): (972) 233-8336
Suicide and Crisis Center (24 hour service)
2808 Swiss Avenue
Dallas, TX 75204
Helpline 1: (214) 828-1000
MHMR of Tarrant County (24 hour service)
1527 Hemphill Street
Fort Worth, TX 76104
Helpline 1: (817) 335-3022
Helpline 2: (817) 569 4300