If you or someone you know is struggling with thoughts about suicide please call the Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255).  You will be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7.

For more general hotlines and resources please click here.

Resources at UC Berkeley

If you are a UC Berkeley student struggling with suicidal thoughts or depression, resources are available through the Tang Center. Find out available resources here.

If you have taken steps to end your life, then please do one of the following so as to obtain immediate medical help:

  • Dial 9-1-1 from a landline or if you are off-campus
  • Dial UCPD Emergency at 510-642-3333 from a cell phone if you are on or near campus

If you are considering taking your life, then please let us or someone else try to help.

  • Call the UC Berkeley Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS) at 510-642-9494 for 24/7 access to a counselor by phone.

  • Crisis Support Services of Alameda County, 800-309-2131

Drop-in urgent counseling appointments for students are available at CPS Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm.  Located in the Tang Center on the 3rd floor.

  • Tang Center: 2222 Bancroft Way #4300 Berkeley, CA 94720

For faculty and staff, please call UC Berkeley CARE Services at 510-643-7754.