The following resources are available 24/7. If you would like to speak with a CAPS counselor, please email caps@oregonstate.edu. You will receive a response as quickly as possible during business hours (Monday-Friday 8am-5pm). If you are experiencing an emergency, please call 911.

  • The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. By dialing 1-800-273-TALK (8255), the call is routed to the nearest crisis center in our national network of more than 150 crisis centers. The Lifeline’s national network of local crisis centers provides crisis counseling and mental health referrals day and night.
  • Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime, about any type of crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from a secure online platform. Find out more about how it works at crisistextline.org.
  • Suicide Prevention for LGBTQ Youth through the Trevor Project: The Trevor Lifeline is a 24/7 suicide hotline: 866-4-U-TREVOR (1-866-488-7386)
  • TrevorChat: Online instant messaging available 7 days a week, 3 p.m. - 10 p.m. ET (12 p.m. -- 7 pm PT)
  • TrevorText: Confidential and secure resource that provides live help for LGBTQ youth with a trained specialist, over text messages. Text TREVOR to 1-202-304-1200 (available 7 days a week, 3 p.m. - 10 p.m. ET, 12 p.m. - 7 p.m. PT)
  • Veterans’ Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
  • SAMHSA Treatment Referral Hotline (Substance Abuse): 1-800-662-HELP (1-800-662-4357)  
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (1-800-656-4673)
  • Loveisrespect (National Dating Abuse Helpline): Call 1-866-331-9474 (TTY: 1-866-331-8453). Text LOVEIS to 22522 - you'll receive a response from a peer advocate prompting you for your question. Go ahead and text your comment or question and we will reply.