If you need help immediately, use one of these resources.

Emergency Help

If you are having thoughts of suicide, the urge to hurt yourself or others, or have just been a victim of violence or a sexual assault, please contact Campus Safety immediately (443-423-3333).
If you are aware of a situation that could result in harm to anyone at MICA please complete a BIT referral form
For more information on the Behavior Intervention Team and Procedures click here

Counselor On-call Services

SCC offers after hours emergency assessments during the fall and spring semesters.


Call Campus Safety at 443-423-3333 and ask to be connected with the Counselor On-Call.  You will get a call back from the Counselor on Call.


If the emergency needs immediate attention, call Campus Safety and/or 911. 


This service is ONLY available when the Counseling Center is closed (after business hours and on weekends). 


Immediate Assistance and Crisis Resources 

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger of hurting him/herself or others, reports feeling severe depression or hearing voices or seeing things that others do not see:

  • Dial 911 and request immediate assistance.

  • If you or someone you know lives on campus, you may call Campus Safety on its 24 hour emergency line at 443-423-3333 for further assistance.

  • https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ - National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255 (TALK)

  • https://www.crisistextline.org/ - Crisis text line, text HOME to 741741

  • BIPOC can text STEVE to speak to trained counselor

  • BCRI, Baltimore Crisis Response, Inc. - 410-433-5175 - Crisis Hotline is 24/7. Trained counselors make an assessment and provide appropriate information and referrals, supportive counseling, suicide crisis intervention and adolescent crisis intervention. - https://bcresponse.org/

  • Trevor Lifeline - 1-866-488-7386 - A national 24-hour, toll free confidential suicide hotline for LGBTQ youth

  • TrevorText -  Text START to 678-678

  • TrevorChat - https://www.thetrevorproject.org/get-help-now/

  • Blackline, prioritizes BIPOC - 1 (800) 604-5841-  https://www.callblackline.com/

International hotlines:

Sexual Assault

Review MICA's Sexual Assault policy and procedures. The Sexual Assault Resource document contains local and national resources.

  • National Rape Crisis Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (1-800-656-4673)

  • rainn.org - Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network - website has infomration as well as a chat line you can access (top right of page)

  • www.mcasa.org/ - Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault

  • www.turnaroundinc.org - TurnAround - Non-profit sexual assault program in Baltimore City and County, 443-279-0379 - 24 hour helpline