Help, I am in a crisis

If you or someone you know is experiencing a crisis, know that help is available. Keep in mind- if you or someone else is a danger to themselves or others, confidentialy may be breeched in order to ensure safety. See below for more information:


For Tulane students:

The Line for Tulane Students: 504-264-6074

  • When students want to talk to someone right away, they can call, text or chat with our crisis line, any time, day or night, for confidential 24/7 support.               

24/7 Student Resources and Support Services Professional On-Call support: 504-920-9900

  • 24/7 professional staff on call for urgent situations; you can also file a report here

Sexual Aggression Peer Hotline & Education: 504-654-9543

  • SAPHE is a student organization that operates a 24/7 confidential hotline. The hotline is operated during the fall and spring semesters when classes are in session. The purpose of the hotline is to provide support and information to members of the Tulane community regarding all issues that surround sexual aggression. Sexual aggression occurs in many forms including rape, sexual assault, stalking, dating / intimate partner violence, and sexual harassment

If you have an emergency to report, please call Tulane University Police at (504) 865-5911               (Uptown), or (504) 988-5555 (Downtown).

Local Resources:

  • New Orleans Family Justice Center (NOFJC) 24/7 hotline 504-866-9554.  NOFJC also offers advocacy, counseling, legal services, immigration legal services, and forensic and clinic services for survivors of sexual assault and intimate partner violence (confidential)
  • Sexual Trauma Awareness and Response (STAR) 24/7 hotline 855-437-STAR (7827).  STAR also offers advocacy, counseling, and legal services for survivors of sexual violence (confidential).
  • Metro Centers for Community Advocacy 24/7 hotline 504-837-5400. Metro also offers counseling, shelter, legal information and advocacy, stalking safety information, and referrals to community resources (confidential).

Toll-Free National Crisis Lifelines (please note: unless otherwise indicated, these lines may not be confidential):

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 988
  • Grad Resources 1 (800) 472-3457
  • Trevor Lifeline 1 (866) 488-7386 or text START to 678678
  • RAINN Sexual Assault Hotline 1 (800) 656-HOPE (4673)
  • Crisis Text Line available 24/7.  Text HOME to 741741.
  • The Steve Fund text STEVE to 741741
  • Trans Lifeline 1-877-565-8860 Trans Lifeline operators are available 18 hours a day every day of the week.  Pacific time: 8am to 2am Mountain time: 9am to 3am Central time: 10am to 4am Eastern time: 11am to 5am Alaska time: 7am to 1am Hawaii time: 6am to 12am
  • National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)  Online Chat Monday-Thursday 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM EST and Friday 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST; Call 1-800-931-2237 Monday-Thursday 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM EST and Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST; Text 1-800-931-2237 Monday – Thursday 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST