Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)

Emergency Assistance

In case of an emergency in which your or another's immediate safety is at risk, please call Duke Police at 919-684-2444. If calling off campus, dial 9-1-1.

If you have an urgent concern about yourself or another student after 5:00pm call the Dean on Call at 919-970-4169 or call 984-974-6303 and let the Health-link staff member know you were referred by Duke-CAPS.

For concerns related to sexual assault, click here.

For additional resources in the case of a crisis or urgent situation, please also refer to the resources listed on the DukeReach web site.

National Emergency Resources

  • Crisis Textline: Text START to 741-741 
  • Crisis Textline for Students of Color: Text STEVE to 741-741 
  • National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK(8255) | suicidepreventionlifeline.org 
  • LGBTQ Trevor Lifeline: 866-488-7386 | TheTrevorProject.org 
  • Trans Lifeline: 877-565-8860 | translifeline.org 
  • Addictions Hotline: 1-888-984-0363 | 24houraddictionhelp.org 
  • Veteran’s Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255, select 1