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Mental Health Emergencies 

Off Campus at ANY TIME

  1. Call 911
  2. Go to the nearest hospital emergency room
  3. Call the local 24 hour crisis intervention number for Cherokee Health (1.800.826.6881)
  4. Call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline (1.800.273.8255)

On Campus during operational hours: (Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

  1. Tell your RA, RD or other student services staff member you need to talk to a counselor.
  2. Go to the Office of Counseling at the third floor of the Student Center and ask to speak to a counselor:

    Jason Kishpaugh - 423.869.6401
    Julie Lamb - 423.869.6014
    Travis Watson - 423.869.6564

On Campus AFTER HOURS

  1. Contact your RA, or RD.
  2. Contact Campus Public Safety (423-869-6338) or 911
  3. Call the local crisis intervention number for Cherokee Health (1.800.826.6881)
  4. Call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline (1.800.273.8255)

Students experiencing a mental health emergency (threat to self or others) will be transported to the local hospital emergency room by ambulance or campus safety officers for safety and liability reasons. As per the law in Tennessee, the local crisis services team will evaluate the student and make approperate referrals. Our primary goal is the safety and well-being of all of our students. The Office of Student Services will contact parents/guardians in the event of a hospitalization, per campus policies and procedures.

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423.869.3611 | 800.325.0900
6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway
Harrogate, TN 37752