Suicide Intervention

Even when problems seem overwhelming and too difficult to handle, there is always someone here to listen, offer support and help you through a crisis.

Thinking about suicide?

If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, get help immediately — even if there’s reluctance to get help.

Immediate threats
On-Campus: Call University Police (716-645-2222)

Off-Campus: Call 911

You can also call Crisis Services of Erie County (716-834-3131)

As a UB student, you can meet with a trained professional at Counseling Services. These counselors are available at no cost to you, and all counseling is private and confidential as permitted by law. Contact Counseling Services to make an appointment.

Need Help?

On-campus emergencies and crime prevention, 24/7

Bissell Hall, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-2227; Emergencies: (716) 645-2222

Short-term on campus mental health support

University at Buffalo
120 Richmond Quadrangle, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14261

Phone: (716) 645-2720; Fax: (716) 645-2175

University at Buffalo
1st Floor Michael Hall, South Campus
Buffalo, NY 14214

Phone: (716) 829-5800

After Hours Counseling — Call University Police

For after-hours emergencies that require counseling, call University Police at 716-645-2222 and ask for the counselor on call.

Additional Resources


This information is designed to provide self-help resources for mental health. This website is not psychotherapy treatment. If you have questions, need help or just want someone to talk with, please contact Counseling Services.