• If you are on campus and need immediate assistance, call Campus Security at 253.879.3311 
  • If you are off-campus, call 911.
  • If you are having a mental health crisis or assisting someone in crisis:
    • Call the Uwill 24 hour Crisis Line 833.646.1526
    • Pierce County Crisis Line: 800.576.7764
    • National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline 988 (988 online resources)

Counseling, Health, & Wellness Services are available to treat many medical and psychological concerns, but we are not staffed nor equipped to provide emergency treatment. If you, or someone around you, are experiencing a medical emergency, please call Security Services on campus or 911 off-campus and get appropriate treatment at a local emergency department. Do not come to Counseling, Health, & Wellness Services, which may delay getting the treatment required.


For Urgent Mental Health Support 

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis and need to talk with someone after hours, but not a life-threatening emergency, here are several options:

Local Emergency Rooms

Multicare Allenmore Hospital
1901 South Union Ave.

Multicare Tacoma General Hospital
315 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way

St. Joseph’s Medical Center
1717 S. J Street

Kaiser Permanente
209 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Note: You will need proof of Kaiser Permanente insurance information.


Local Urgent Care Facilities

Patients can reserve appointments up to a day in advance online: indigohealth.com

Indigo Urgent Care Division Avenue
622 Division Avenue
Tacoma (2 miles from campus)

Indigo Urgent Care Main St. (Point Ruston)
5058 Main St. #100
Tacoma (4 miles from campus)


Consulting Nurseline 

The MultiCare (24 Hour) Consulting Nurse Service can be reached at 253.693.7713. The University of Puget Sound has contracted with this service to provide consultation and triage after Puget Sound Student hours. If you call this service, you will be asked to provide your student ID number. A summary of your consultation will be faxed to Counseling, Health, & Wellness Services for inclusion in your medical record here. Counseling, Health, & Wellness Services staff may initiate a follow-up phone call on the next working day, depending on the nature of your consultation.