If you are having thoughts of suicide or are concerned about someone who may be having thoughts, please use the following options to seek help:
- The option to speak to a crisis counselor is available through GT CARE (404-894-3498) and the GT Counseling Center (404-894-2575) during normal hours of operation (M-F, 8am – 5pm). At all other times (nights, weekends, holidays), an afterhours counselor is available to provide assistance by calling these same numbers and hitting the number “1” to access this option.
- The Georgia Tech Police Department can be accessed for help with a crisis by calling 404-894-2500. Local law enforcement can also be contacted by calling 911.
- For non-urgent matters, please call the Counseling Center during regular business hours (M-F 8 am-5 pm) at 404-894-2575.
- A referral can be made to the Dean of Students Office so that support and follow-up can be made with a student who is struggling. Please use the following link: https://referral.studentlife.gatech.edu/.
- The Georgia Tech Victim-Survivor Advocates are available to speak with students confidentially and are located at Stamps Health Services and Smithgall Student Services (Flag Building).
- The Georgia Crisis & Access Line is staffed with professional social workers and counselors 24 hours per day, every day to assist those with urgent and emergency needs.
- National Hopeline: If you need to speak with someone right now call: 1.800.442.HOPE (1.800. 442.4673).
- The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- The Trevor Project Hotline: Our trained counselors are here to support you 24/7. If you are a person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk, call the Trevor Lifeline now at 866-488-7386.
- Crisis Text Line: text "start" to 741-741