Emergency Services - AZ

What To Do in a Crisis

If you are in danger or thinking of hurting yourself or someone else, Midwestern University counselors are available to meet with students experiencing a crisis on the same day. Either call the Student Counseling & Academic Support Center (623-572-3844) located in Barrel IV or contact the Office of Student Services (623-572-3210), located in Barrel II, and tell the front desk you need to be seen by a counselor.  Aetna Student Assistance Program (SAP) is also available.  Type in the School ID: MWU.  Contact the Aetna SAP anytime.  Call toll-free at 1-877-351-7889, or email AskSAP@aetna.com.

After-Hours Emergency

If you are in danger or thinking of hurting yourself or someone else after-hours, university holidays, weekends, or times when the Center is closed:

Call 911 for immediate emergency service
If you live on campus, please notify Campus Safety and Security (623-572-3201) you called 911 and provide your location so they can direct the emergency medical team to you.

Take yourself to the nearest emergency room
If you live on or near campus the nearest hospital emergency room is:

Abraso Arrowhead Hospital
18701 N. 67th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85308
(623)561-1000

Another hospital not too far away is:
Banner Thunderbird Medical Center
5555 W. Thunderbird Rd
Glendale, AZ 85306
(602)865-5555

Call one of the crisis hotline numbers:
Maricopa County Crisis Hotline (Phoenix, Glendale, Peoria, etc.)
1-800-631-1314 or 602-222-9444

National Suicide Prevention
800-273-8255(TALK)

Text HOME to 741741
This free, 24/7 crisis support service connects individuals to a trained crisis volunteer.  See  https://www.crisistextline.orgfor more information

Get Help Now or Help a Friend
Visit ULifeline to find out more.  Your online resource for college mental health.

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