Loyola University Chicago

Wellness Center

Suicide Prevention

If you are experiencing mental or emotional distress beyond your ability to manage safely right now:  The Wellness Center has a service available for students who are in crisis and need immediate assistance to speak to counselors and to receive crisis consultation, information on emergency resources, or even be directed to the Emergency Department, if appropriate. This service is available by calling 773-508-2530, Option 3 after hours, which includes weekends and holidays. 

 Check out our Guide to Getting Help from a Crisis Hotline if you need more information on how a crisis hotline works. You can also text the Crisis Text Line at 741741 anytime of day to text with a trained crisis counselor. If you need assistance and you are abroad, there are resources for suicide prevention hotlines around the world.

Suicide information and Online Screenings

Would you like to learn more about your current emotional state? Take time to complete this free emotional health screening. Do you think you may be in an emotional crisis? See the Guide to Identifying Emotional Crisis. If you are concerned about another individual, you can find out about warning signs and risk factors for suicide in the Guide to Understanding Suicide.