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Emergency Contacts

Counseling Center

1800 Volunteer Blvd.
Knoxville TN 37912
Phone: 865-974-2196
Office Hours: Monday – Friday » 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
(Closed on University Holidays)

Mobile Crisis

Phone: 865-539-2409
Available 24-hours

Suicide Hotline

Phone: 1-800-784-2433

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Phone: 1-800-273-8255

Daytime Emergencies: For daytime emergencies, come immediately to the counseling center. It’s helpful to review this sheet, so that we can arrange the appropriate service or appointment.

After Hours Emergencies: If an emergency should arise after hours, you may go to the emergency room of the UT Medical Center or the nearest local hospital and ask for assistance.

Mobile Crisis: 865-539-2409 (available 24 hours)

Suicide Hotline: 1-800-784-2433 or 1-800-SUICIDE

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

The federally funded National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a system of toll-free telephone numbers that routes calls from anywhere in the United States to a network of more than 120 certified local crisis centers that can link callers to local emergency, mental health, and social service resources. People in emotional distress or suicidal crisis can call anytime from anywhere in the Nation to speak with a trained counselor. All incoming calls are immediately routed to the networked crisis center which is geographically closest to the caller (

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