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.

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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.

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

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

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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