If you have a life-threatening emergency and need immediate assistance call 911.
Call the Office of Public Safety (OPS), at 607-274-3333. OPS is open 24/7 to Ithaca College students.
CAPS After Hours
On-call counselors are available from 5p-8:30a, M-F, and 24/7 on weekends, holidays, and campus closures. Call 607-274-3136 to be connected
The Trevor Project
Start a live chat with a Trevor Counselor here. Your messages will remain anonymous and confidential. This is available 24/7.
This is a national suicide prevention helpline that operates 24/7. Call 866-488-7368 to be connected to a Trevor Counselor.
Text 'START' to 678-678 to be connected to a Trevor Counselor. This line operates 24/7.
Other LGBT Hotlines
LGBT National Hotline
Confidential peer-counseling, information & local resources. The line operates M-F from 4p-12a & Sat from 12p-5p. Call 888-843-4564 to be connected.
LGBT National Youth Talkline
Confidential peer-counseling, information & local resources specifically to youth up to age 25. The line operates M-F from 8p-12a. Call 800-246-7743 to be connected.
Confidential peer-counseling, information, & resources to trans/non-cis persons. The line operates seven days a week, call 877-565-8860 to be connected.
Not LGBT Specific
Crisis Text Line
Available 24/7 to anyone, anywhere in the USA. Simply text 'CONNECT' to 741-741 to get started.
- How you can help someone who is thinking about suicide
- Pathways mental health crisis prevention and intervention program offered by Counseling and Psychological Services
- Suicide signs, by the Trevor Project
- Talking About Suicide & LGBT Populations - A guide for talking about suicide more safely, while advancing vital public discussions about preventing suicide
Know that you are loved. Many people on campus, in the greater Ithaca community, and throughout the country, care about you. Talk with each other, support each other, seek help if needed, and know you are loved.