Suicide Prevention & Awareness | Safe@UNCP

If you have injured yourself or others, call for emergency help right away!

On-campus? Call Campus Police at 910.521.6235. Off-campus? Call 911.

WE ARE HERE TO HELP!

If you are having suicidal thoughts or emotional distress, support is one click away.

UNCP CAPS Hotline

CLICK TO CALL: 910.775.4749

Licensed counselors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Crisis Text Line

CLICK TO TEXT: HOME to 741741

Unable to call? You can text a crisis counselor at any hour.

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

CLICK TO CALL: 1.800.273.TALK

Support is available at any time during a suicidal crisis or emotional distress. 

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Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

CAPS offers immediate crisis support Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

If you need support outside of those hours, contact the UNCP CAPS Hotline for 24/7 support. 

Warning Signs:

  • talking or writing about death, dying or suicide;
  • threatening to hurt or kill themselves;
  • looking for ways to kill themselves, seeking access to means;
  • showing anxiety or agitation;
  • being unable to sleep or sleeping all the time;
  • feeling no reason for living, no sense of purpose in life;
  • feeling trapped, like there is no way out;
  • thinking there is no reason for living; and/or 
  • thinking there is no safe way out of a bad situation