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Personal Counseling Services
Crisis Support

Personal Crisis Support - Picken Hall, Room 111, (785) 628-4401

During Office Hours:

If you need to see a counselor immediately, we encourage you to either call or come directly to the Kelly Center and ask to speak with a counselor. We will make sure you get to meet with a counselor the same day.

After Hours:

The Kelly Center has an "emergency only" on-call cell phone for on-campus emergencies occurring after business hours. If you call the Kelly Center after business hours, you will be provided with the emergency cell phone number. A counselor will always have this phone except during the following university breaks: summer break, winter break, fall break and spring break.

Crisis Care Providers:

(Please remember that while counseling services offered through the Kelly Center are free, local providers may require payment for their services.)

FHSU Kelly Center: 785-628-4401

FHSU Police: 785-628-5304 - After Hours: Hays Police Department: 911

FHSU Student Health Center: 785-628-4293

HaysMed Hospital Emergency Department: (785) 623-5555

Hays Police Department: 911

High Plains Mental Health Center: 785-628-2871 (24-Hour Phone Number: 1-800-432-0333)

Options Domestic and Sexual Violence Services: 1-800-794-4624 or 785-625-4202

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

Campus Crisis Support

It is often very challenging to deal with the emotions that arise from local and national tragedies. Our counselors are available to help you manage your feelings and reactions to unexpected losses, challenges and tragedies. We can come to a specific class, department or organization to provide group support when necessary.

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