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Medical or Safety Emergency

Please call 911 or go directly to the nearest Emergency Department - In Kirksville, the Emergency Department is located at 315 S Osteopathy St, at Northeast Regional Medical Center

Mental Health Crisis

Truman State University Resources

UCS Resources

If you are experiencing a mental health/psychological crisis such as:

  • You are at risk of immediate harm due to suicidal thoughts or feelings
  • Rape, sexual assault, or other serious traumatic event
  • Severely disorganized, psychotic, or out of control behavior

A counselor is available to assist:

  • During office hours - call UCS at 660-785-4014 (During the semester, UCS is open Monday-Thursday from 9am-7pm and Friday from 9am-3pm)
  • After office hours - call the suicide and crisis lifeline at x988
  • For non-crisis care, please call 660-785-4014 to schedule an appointment during regular office hours.

My Student Support Program

  • My SSP connects students with free, confidential emotional health and wellbeing support conveniently available 24/7 via the My SSP app, telephone, and web. Download app from App Store or Google Play
  • Real-time chat OR telephone support with an experienced counselor at your convenience
  • Support in your language -My SSP content and support are available 24/7 in Mandarin, Cantonese (simplified Chinese text), Spanish, French, and English. For other language preferences, you may request to be set up with a counselor who speaks that language (by appointment, depending on availability).
  • or Download the My SSP app from App Store or Google Play

Local Resources (Kirksville/Adair County)

Mark Twain Behavioral Health - Access Crisis Intervention hotline - 800-356-5395 (Available 24/7)

Triage center handles calls and connects you directly to a local counselor that can meet in person if needed.

Can be utilized outside of Adair County, but may be directed to a Behavioral Health center besides MTBH

National Resources


Department of Public Safety at Truman State University