For Immediate Assistance.
If you or a friend are in a health or safety emergency, call 911 or the UCPD at (951) 827-5222 (2-5222 from campus phones) immediately. If you or a friend are experiencing a crisis, turn to these on- and off-campus resources for assistance and support.
UC Police Department (UCPD)
- 24/7 Assistance: 911 or (951) 827-5222 or 2-5222 from campus phones
Contact the UCPD if you are experiencing a safety emergency or to report an on-campus crime.
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
- 24/7 Crisis Counselor: (951) 827-TALK (8255) or 2-TALK from campus phones
Contact CAPS for crisis counseling as well as ongoing, confidential therapy in individual, group, or couples' sessions.
Critical Student Incident (CSI) Team
- (951) 827-5000
The CSI Team is a multi-department team that works with staff and faculty concerned about students who may be a threat to themselves or others. The team provides action and support to address the needs of students who are distressed, while assuring a safe and secure campus for the entire UCR community. The CSI Team is coordinated by the director of Student Affairs Case Management.
Dean of Students Office
- (951) 827-6095
If you or another student is struggling with any type of problem, whether it be with family, friends, faculty, physical health, mental health, or navigating the university system, the Dean of Students office works with a team of resources on campus to assist you.
Riverside County Coalition for Alternatives to Domestic Violence
Contact the organization to access services for victims of domestic violence, including a 24-hour crisis line, emergency and transitional housing, outreach services, and individual and group counseling.
Riverside University Health System
- Emergency Room: (951) 486-5650
Go to the center for emergency medical services. The center is also a local Sexual Assault Response Teams (SART) facility, providing medical exams, advocacy, and support services to survivors of sexual violence.
- (800) 222-1222
Call Poison Control for free, 24-hour telephone guidance for poison emergencies from certified specialists in poison information, with back-up by board-certified physician toxicologists.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
- 24/7 Assistance: (800) 273-TALK (8255)
- TTY (24/7): (800) 799-4889
Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for free and confidential emotional support if you or a friend is in suicidal crisis or dealing with emotional distress.
Helping Students in Distress
Are you worried about a student in distress? The Red Folder is a resource created for faculty, staff, and peers working with a distressed student and will offer you guidance on the most effective way to help.