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Crisis Intervention Contacts - Columbus State University

Counseling Center

Crisis Intervention Contacts

Students are welcome to call our main line at 706-507-8740 to access a 24/7/365 Crisis Line. Wait for voicemail to pick up and follow the prompts.

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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or Chat online

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Crisis Text Line

Text 741741 from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor
Text 741741

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The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.
Call 1-866-488-7386, Text 1-202-304-1200 or Chat online

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RAINN (Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network)

RAINN (Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the free, confidential, 24/7 National Sexual Assault Hotline.
Call 1-860-656-4673 or Chat online

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National Eating Disorders Association

The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is the largest nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders. Contact the Helpline for support, resources and treatment options for yourself or a loved one.
Call 1-800-931-2237 or Chat online

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Veterans Crisis Line

The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis with their families and friends with qualified caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Call 1-800-273-8255 (press 1), Text 838255 or Chat online

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SMHSA Treatment Locator

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administrator) offers a Helpline and Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator, a confidential and anonymous source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for substance abuse/addiction and/or mental health problems.
Call 1-800-662-4357 or Visit

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Nine Out of Ten

Nine Out of Ten is a website created by the Jordan Porco Foundation to empower peers with information about warning signs of suicide and how to help a friend.

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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

JED is a nonprofit that exists to protect emotional health and prevent suicide for our nation's teens and young adults.

Please find below additional and targeted resources:

Reason Location Number

COVID-19 Emotional Support Line

(GA Dept. of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities)
Alcohol Alcoholics Anonymous - Columbus 706-327-6078
Domestic Violence Battered Women/Domestic Violence Hotline 800-334-2836
Domestic Violence Columbus Alliance for Battered Women 706-324-3850
Domestic Violence Crisis Center Russell County - Battered Women's Shelter 334-297-4401
Drugs Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration 877-726-4727
Drugs Georgia Drug Abuse Helpline 800-338-6745
Rape/Sexual Assault Sexual Assault Support Center, Inc. 706-571-6010
Rape/Sexual Assault Russell County Rape Crisis Response 334-297-4484
Telephone Help Line Georgia Crisis & Access Line


Or download the My GCAL app to text or chat

Transgender Trans Lifeline's Peer Support Hotline


Caregiver Caregiver Action Network


Virtual Advisor