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Emergency Resources

Emergency/Crisis Numbers
If you're in a health or safety emergency, call 911.

 

If you're concerned about a student in distress, refer to The Red Folder for the best ways to respond and help. 

 

UC Police Department

24/7 Assistance: 911 or (951) 827-5222 
Email: ucpdgeneralmail@ucr.edu (not monitored 24 hours a day)
Website: police.ucr.edu

Contact the UCPD to report an on-campus crime.

Campus Advocacy, Resource & Education (CARE)

(951) 827-6225 
Email: advocate@ucr.edu
Website: care.ucr.edu

Contact CARE for immediate, confidential and supportive crisis intervention and advocacy for all survivors of sexual violence, dating/domestic violence and stalking. 

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

24/7 Crisis Counselor: (951) 827-TALK (8255) 
or 2-TALK from campus phones 
Website: counseling.ucr.edu

Contact CAPS for crisis counseling as well as on-going, confidential therapy in individual, group or couples sessions.

Student Affairs Case Manager

(951) 827-5000 
Email: casemanager@ucr.edu
Website: casemanagers.ucr.edu

The Student Affairs Case Managers are the path-clearers and problem-solvers for students dealing with stressful crises. Staff, faculty and parents can consult with a Case Manager regarding students of concern.

Critical Student Incident Team

(951) 827-5000
Website: csi.ucr.edu

The Critical Student Incident Team (CSI) is a multi-department team that works with staff and faculty concerned about students who may be a threat to themselves or others. The team provides action and support to address the needs of students who are distressed, while assuring a safe and secure campus for the entire UCR community. The CSI team is coordinated by the director of Student Affairs Case Management.

Dean of Students Office

(951) 827-6095 
Website: deanofstudents.ucr.edu

If you or another student is struggling with any type of problem, whether it be with family, friends, faculty, health, mental health or navigating the university system, the Dean of Students Office works with a team of resources on campus to assist you. 

Riverside County Coalition for Alternatives to Domestic Violence

24/7 Hotline: (951) 683-0829 in Riverside or (800) 339-SAFE (7233) countywide
Email: info@alternativestodv.org
Website: alternativestodv.org

Contact the organization to access services for victims of domestic violence, including a 24-hour crisis line, emergency and transitional housing, outreach services, and individual and group counseling.

Riverside University Health System

Emergency Room: (951) 486-5650
Website: ruhealth.org

Go to the center for emergency medical services. The center is also a local Sexual Assault Response Teams (SART) facility, providing medical exams, advocacy and support services to survivors of sexual violence. 

Poison Control

(800) 222-1222 
Website: poison.org

Call Poison Control for free, 24-hour telephone guidance for poison emergencies from certified specialists in poison information, with back-up by board-certified physician toxicologists.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

24/7 Assistance: (800) 273-TALK (8255)
TTY (24/7): (800) 799-4889
Website: suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for free and confidential emotional support if you or a friend is in suicidal crisis or dealing with emotional distress.

Riverside Area Rape Crisis Center

24/7 Hotline: (951) 686-RAPE (7273) or (866) 686-7273 (toll-free)
Email: info@rarcc.org
Website: rarcc.org

Contact the center for free, confidential services for rape survivors, their friends and families ages 12 or older, including counseling and medical accompaniment.