Anyone can experience a mental health crisis - a mental health crisis is a state of mind in which one is unable to cope with and adjust to (re)current stresses of everyday living in a functional, safe way.
Mental health crisis situations that warrant immediate emergency care (i.e. immediate transport to the nearest emergency room) include:
Call Fairmont State Campus Safety at (304) 367-HELP or 911 when:
The closest Emergency Room to Campus is:
Fairmont Regional Medical Center Emergency Room adjacent to the main campus.
In case of sexual assault please go directly to United Hospital Center (UHC) for a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner. 327 Medical Park Drive, Bridgeport, WV (Exit 124 on I79). Call (681) 342-1000 for more information.
For an after-hours mental health crisis that does not involve imminent danger, please utilize a local or national crisis line for assistance.
For assistance during business hours (Monday - Friday 8 am to 4 pm) in non-life threatening situations, please come see us in 316 Turley Center.