Crisis Support

If you or someone you know is experiencing a life-threatening emergency, call 911 or go to your local emergency room.


Crisis Support at CAPS

view of two people's legs torso and arms sitting on a couch

Immediate support is available for students in crisis. A mental health crisis can be hard to define, but a good rule of thumb is to consider any situation in which a person's behavior or state of mind puts them at risk of hurting themselves or others or prevents them from being able to care for themselves or function effectively a potential mental health crisis. 

You don't need to figure it out alone. Whether you're a student seeking support or are concerned about a student, we can help you figure out your next steps.

  • Students can access crisis support services by calling CAPS 24/7 or dropping in CAPS Main or CAPS North during business hours.
  • Student supporters can call CAPS for a consultation or escort a student to CAPS during business hours. 

Crisis Support Numbers

CAPS 24/7 Support

Call us at 520-621-3334 

*After-hours crisis callers may speak with a Crisis and Access Specialist by pressing 1 when prompted by the automated message. 

Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

Call or Text 988 

24/7 Community-Wide Crisis Support

Call (520) 622-6000
or 1 (866) 495-6735


Arizona Crisis Line: 1-844-534-4673 (HOPE)

person with their arm around another person's shoulders

There Is Hope

Whether you want to help yourself or someone else, you can be part of suicide prevention. We've packed our Prevent Suicide site with actionable tools and tangible steps anyone can take, whether you're a beginner or expert.

Suicide Prevention