Crisis Help Numbers

Crisis and Suicide Prevention Hotline (24 hour)…..215-686-4420
Police-Fire-Medical Emergencies…..911

Pyschiatric Emergencies
During office hours:

UArts Health Center….........215-717-6652/6230
For psychiatric emergencies, please call the Student Health Center and they will access a counselor for you.

UArts Student Affairs……. .215-717-6617

UArts Public Safety………..215-717-6666

Never leave a student alone when they are in crisis; ask someone else to call the Student Health Center at 215-717-6652/6230, Student Affairs at 215-717-6617 or Public Safety at 215-717-6666, or ask any Public Safety Officer to page a counselor. If no one is available to make a call for you, have the student accompany you to a phone, Public Safety station, etc.

After office hours:
911 or go to a local hospital emergency room

In the Philadelphia Center City area:
Hall-Mercer Center (of Pennsylvania Hospital)
245 South Eighth Street (between Locust and Spruce Streets)
215-829-5433

Emergencies
For University of the Arts students experiencing a psychiatric emergency outside of office hours, call 911 or go to a local hospital emergency room.

Philadelphia/Center City area:
Center City/Southeast Phila
Hall-Mercer Center (of Pennsylvania Hospital)
245 South Eighth Street (between Locust and Spruce Streets)
215-829-5433

Facilities located in other areas of Philadelphia:
Southwest/West Philadelphia
Mercy Hospital
501 S. 54th Street (54th and Cedar)
215-748-9525

Northwest/Germantown/Olney
Germantown Hospital
1 Penn Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19144
215-951-8300

North Philadelphia
Temple University Hospital
100 Lehigh Ave.
215-707-2577

Northeast Philadelphia
Friends Hospital
4641 Roosevelt Boulevard
215-831-4616