Mental Health Emergencies

Are you experiencing a mental health emergency?

An emergency is defined as an acute clinical situation in which there is imminent risk of psychological or physical harm to self or others.

If a student is experiencing a behavioral health emergency…

  • Call 911 or go to the SOVAH emergency room located at 142 S Main St, Danville, VA 24541
  • Call the 24/7 Danville-Pittsylvania Community Services Crisis Line 434-793-4922
  • Call Averett University Security 434-791-5888
  • Contact Averett University “Residence Life on call” 434-791-5606
  • To speak to a crisis professional 24/7, call or text 988 for the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline or chat org
  • During business hours, Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., come to Counseling Services located in the Health & Wellness area that runs adjacent to the Student Success Center (previously where SET was located) in the Galesi Family Student Success Center.