If there is an emergency on campus, call campus police at (615) 421-1911.

If there is an emergency off campus, call 911.

If you need immediate medical assistance, go to the nearest emergency room. The closest emergency room to the Vanderbilt Campus is the VU Medical Center Emergency Room, at the VU Medical Center Complex on 22nd Avenue South.

Urgent Psychological Crisis

During business hours, you may come into the Psychological and Counseling Center and be seen immediately, or you may call the Psychological and Counseling Center at (615) 322-2571 to speak with a clinician. The Psychological and Counseling Center is located at 2015 Terrace Place (across Terrace Place from the Baker Building).

After business hours, if you are experiencing an urgent psychological crisis, you may still call the PCC at (615) 322-2571 and you will be connected to the clinician who is on call at that time.

Acute Care Team (ACT)  staff members at the PCC are available to respond to students affected acutely by a traumatic event. Please click here for more information. 

SuicidePreventionLifeline.pngHotlines & Local Resources

Crisis Hotline: (615) 244-7444
Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK(8255)
This hotline is a network of 161 crisis centers in 50 states and will connect you with the crisis center nearest your location.
Davidson County Mobile Crisis Team: (615) 726-0125
VU Psychiatric Hospital: (615) 327-7000

Specialized Services

Sexual Assault
Margaret Cuninggim Women's Center Project Safe: 322-SAFE (7233)
Sexual Assault Center: (800) 879-1999/(615) 256-8526
National Sexual Assault Hotline: (800) 656-HOPE (4673)

Drugs and Alcohol
Alcohol and Drug Counseling, VU PCC: (615) 322-3414
Vanderbilt Recovery Support (VRS): (615) 343-8772
VU Office of Wellness Programs & Alcohol Education: (615) 343-4740
Alcoholics Anonymous Referral Service and Treatment Program 24-Hour Helpline: (800) 711-6375
Narcotics Anonymous Helpline: (800) 677-1462/(615) 251-7462
Drug Helpline: (800) 662-HELP (4357)

Intimate Partner Violence
Margaret Cuninggim Women's Center: (615) 322-4843; Project Safe (615) 322-SAFE (7233)
YWCA Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 334-4628/(615) 242-1199
Tennessee Helpline Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 356-6767
National Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 799-SAFE (7233)
TN Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence