Make an Appointment

Call 716-645-2720 to make an appointment with Counseling Services. We will work with you to get the help you need.

Mental Health Emergency?


  • Call University Police: 716-645-2222 
  • Call Counseling Services: 716-645-2720  (After hours: press option “2” to for the crisis counselor.)


  • Call 911
  • Crisis Services of Erie County 24-hour Hotline: 716-834-3131
  • Suicide and Crisis Lifeline, text 988 or dial 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • 24-hour Crisis Text Line, text: “HOME” to 741741

What to Expect When You Call

When you call, we will schedule a needs assessment appointment with a counselor (likely the same day). During this meeting, you and the assessment counselor will discuss your concerns, and your counselor will recommend appropriate services, which may include any of the following: 

Worried About Someone Else?

Faculty, staff, family members and other students can contact Counseling Services at any time if they are concerned about a student.

Need Help?

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

Additional Resources

Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

Dial or text 988 or dial 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Need to talk?

Crisis Text Line provides free, 24/7 support via text message. We're here for everything: anxiety, depression, suicide, and more. Text: Got5U to 741741


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.