In the event of an immediate health emergency, contact your local emergency services via phone at 911 or call Campus Safety at 860-439-2222.
All students needing urgent assistance after-hours may reach an off-site licensed professional clinician who has partnered with us.
- You may reach the service by calling (860) 439-4587 and pressing option 2 or 3.
- This is a telephone-based mental health service that is available to all students in need of access to mental health support when Student Counseling Services is not open.
- This service provides students with access to an off-site counselor who will provide support at any time during the evening, weekend or break.
All students needing assistance during or after-hours may reach an off-site licensed professional clinician who has partnered with us to receive urgent or on-going care:
- Through the app, you can call or chat with a Student Support Counselor 24/7 in real-time or schedule a telephone or video session that fits your schedule. My SSP provides support in the event of a personal crisis and also connects students with providers, offering both short and long-term counseling.
- You can browse a digital library of helpful articles and videos.
- Or call My SSP directly at (866) 743-7732 (If calling from outside North America, dial 001-416-380-6578).
- The services offered through this app are paid for by Connecticut College.
For an emergency on campus evaluation with Southeastern Mental Health Authority (SMHA)
- SMHA Main Phone:(860) 859-4500
- 24 hour Crisis Line: (860) 886-9302
- DMHAS Addiction Treatment 24 hour hotline: (800) 563-4086
Additional Hotlines and Text Lines
National Suicide Crisis Line: (800) 273-TALK (800-273-8255) or Text CONNECT to 741741
Trevor Project Crisis Hotline: (866) 488-7386 or Text TREVOR to 741741
National Eating Disorders Helpline: (800) 931-2237 or Text NEDA to 741741
And finally, you may visit Columbia University's Health Education Program website, Go Ask Alice, for answers to many student questions on health matters.