Crisis Counseling

Resources


What constitutes a crisis:
  • If you are concerned about your personal safety or the safety of others
  • If you are concerned about harming yourself or someone else
  • If you believe you are losing touch with reality
  • If there is an IMMEDIATE threat to self or others, you are strongly encouraged to call 911
     

National Resources


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-8255
ok2talk.org

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
www.thehotline.org/help

National Sexual Assault Hotline Crisis Intervention, Counseling, Support, and Referrals
1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
www.rainn.org/about-national-sexualassault-telephone-hotline

National Text Crisis Line
Text HOME to 741741
www.crisistextline.org
 

State Resources


Iowa Crisis Helpline
2-1-1

Iowa Victim Services Hotline
1-800-770-1650 or text “IOWAHELP” 20121
www.survivorshelpline.org

Iowa Sexual Abuse Hotline: Crisis Intervention, Counseling, Support, and Referrals
1-800-284-7821
 

Local Resources


Iowa Lutheran Hospital
700 East University, Des Moines
515-263-5120

Mercy Medical Center
1111 6th Ave. Des Moines
515-271-6111
1-800-595-4959

Broadlawns Crisis Observation Center
1801 Hickman Road, Des Moines
515-282-5742

3 easy ways to schedule an appointment: 

CALL

Counselor Phone:
(515) 635-1214 

 

EMAIL

Counselor Email: mmattiace@mercydesmoines.org

 

VIDEO CHAT

Email to Request: mmattiace@mercydesmoines.org

 

Walk-ins are welcome, but Counselor may not be available at that time to meet.
Please check-in with the Student Success Center front desk upon arrival for your appointment.

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