Heading back to school can be exciting and sometimes a little bit overwhelming for students and families. We hope that these resources and tips will help you feel prepared and make the transition as smooth as possible.
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In the event of a medical or other safety emergency, please call 911.
Students living on-campus should contact their Resident Director or a member of Campus Security at 816-365-0709 or extension 1411. If the emergency is a mental health emergency, the psychologist will be contacted to work with residence life and security in providing assistance to the student.
Students living away from campus should contact their local hospital or community mental health crisis line. The following is a list of community mental health crisis services.
Tri-County Emergency Hotline (24 hours:) 1-888-279-8188 MOCSA, Sexual Assault (24 hours): (816) 531-0233
St. Lukes Northland Hospital, Smithville Campus: (816) 532-7160
Call or text the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or text “START” to 741-741. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national 24-hour toll-free suicide prevention and intervention telephone resource that provides immediate assistance to individuals in suicidal crisis by connecting them to the nearest available suicide prevention and mental health service provider.
Counseling Center Location:
Yates-Gill College Union 216
Liberty, Missouri 64068
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