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Suicide Prevention

If you or someone you know is in imminent danger of harming himself/herself or someone else, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

If you or someone you know experiences a mental health crisis during the counseling center’s business hours, same-day crisis-intervention appointments are available, as appropriate. Call the counseling center's 24/7 mental health access line: 509.777.3259, then press 1 to speak with a counselor. However, if you cannot wait for a response from the counseling center, please call 911 or campus security at 509.777.4444. There are many 24/7 crisis hotlines available for specific needs that include text and chat options. Please see Helpful Hotlines on the Resources page for more information.

Emergency Rooms

  • Holy Family Hospital
    5633 N. Lidgerwood, Spokane, 99208
  • Sacred Heart Medical Center
    101 W. Eighth Ave., Spokane, 99204

Sexual Assault

If you or someone you know has been the victim of a sexual assault, call 911, campus security at 509.777.4444, Spokane's Sexual Assault Crisis Line at 509.624.7273, or go to the nearest emergency room.

Whitworth University takes gender-based violence seriously and provides support and information on sexual violence to survivors, friends and families of survivors, and the university community.

Please see the following link for additional Whitworth-specific information: Whitworth's Sexual Assault Prevention, Information & Resources

For more 24/7 hotline resources addressing sexual violence, please see Helpful Hotlines on the Resources page.