Crisis Situation

Megan Irby, LMHC 
Faculty Counselor FS
253-912-3602

Jennifer Wright, LMHC
Faculty Counselor PY
253-864-3115

If you are unable to reach either Faculty Counselor:

  • For students who are stating suicidal thoughts, please call the Suicide Lifeline, 1-800-273-8255. You can get assistance from qualified mental health professionals who can assess the student over the phone and determine next steps.
  • For students who are in emotional distress but NOT suicidal, walk the student to the respective campus location for counseling to get the student scheduled for a counseling appointment (FS campus, Welcome Center & PY Campus, Student Success office).
  • Other staff to consult or contact if unsure how to proceed:
    • Julie Draper-Davis, District Conduct Officer:  253-912-2331
    • Tami Jacobs, Dean of Student Success (FS campus): 253-964-6581
    • Agnes Steward, Dean of Student Success (PY campus): 253-840-8403

Community Crisis Resources (Daytime, unless otherwise noted)

  • Pierce County Crisis Line (24/7), 1-800-576-7764

Crisis Resources

  • Chemical Dependency Treatment Information, 253-798-7449
  • Domestic Violence Helpline, 253-798-4166 or 1-800-764-2420
  • Domestic Abuse Helpline for Men & Women (DAHMW), 1-888-743-5754
  • Gang Hotline, 253-798-3624
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • National Eating Disorders Association Hotline, 1-800-931-2237
  • Pierce County Sexual Assault Center, 253-474-7273
  • RAINN - Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
  • Safe Place, 24-Hour Crisis Line, 360-754-6300, TTY 360-943-6703
  • Veterans Information, 253-798-7449
  • Victim Advocates (24-7), 253-966-SAFE (7233)
  • Victim Assistance, 253-798-6975

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