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If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, help is available. During business hours, visit Counseling and Psychological Services and let the receptionist know that this is an emergency and a counselor will meet with you as soon as possible. After hours, on weekends or during breaks, you may call Counseling and Psychological Services at (828) 262-3180 and select the option to speak to the counselor on call. The 988 Lifeline is also available 24/7 by phone by dialing 988 or by chat. These services are available for those who are struggling with suicidal thoughts and for those who are wanting guidance on how to help a friend. In the event of an in-progress suicide attempt, call 911 immediately to have emergency services sent out. Click the buttons below for more information about preventing suicide.Online Suicide Prevention Training

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988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

Local and National Resources

Campus Resources
Counseling and Psychological Services Center
(828) 262-3180

University Police Department
(828) 262-2150
Emergencies: (828) 262-8000

Office of the Dean of Students
(828) 262-8284

Counseling for Faculty
and Staff

(828) 262-4951

Community Resources
Daymark Recovery Services
(828) 264-4357
After Hours/Crises Line: (828) 264-4357

National Resources
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Chat: Click Here

The Trevor Project

Trans Lifeline

Crisis Textline
Text HOME to 741741

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