Emergency Services

The Counseling Center is available during regular hours (Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., with additional walk-in hours Tuesday & Thursday until 6:00 p.m. and Wednesday until 7:00 p.m.) to help students with an emergency or crisis.

What Is an Emergency Service?

Any risk to health or safety certainly qualifies as an emergency, e.g., suicidal thoughts, thoughts of harming others, or difficulties taking care of yourself. There are other reasons as well to seek an emergency appointment, such as being in a lot of distress.

How Do I Make an Appointment for an Emergency Service?

Our staff can help you determine whether your current needs warrant a same-day appointment, taking into account your own feelings. Call 410-704-2512.

What if the Counseling Center Is Closed?

When the Counseling Center is closed, you still have access to emotional help if you need it by using the resources below:

Towson University Police Department are able to reach Counseling Center staff as needed in an emergency. Call 410-704-4444.

You can also proceed directly to the nearest hospital emergency room. We have a number of hospitals in the area, including St. Joseph’s Medical Center and Greater Baltimore Medical Center.

  • Baltimore County Crisis Response: 410-931-2214
  • Baltimore City Crisis Response: 410-433-5175

In Crisis?

Are You or a Friend in Crisis?

We have put together a list of helpful resources and contacts to help if you or a friend are in crisis.