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Funda-Mental Health Resources for Pratt Students: Crisis Contact Information

This guide provides resources and tips for Pratt students interested in improving their mental well-being or seeking professional mental health treatment.

Help at Pratt

In a psychiatric emergency:
☎ Pratt Counseling Center: 718.687.5356 or come to the third floor in the ISC Building. After entering the building, turn left and take the elevator at the end of the hallway. You do not need an appointment and will be attended to immediately.

If the Center is closed:
 911 or Campus Security: 718.636.3540

If you are a student living in an on-campus residence hall, the RA or RD on duty may also provide assistance during an emergency.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

☎ 800.273.TALK (8255)
✉ CHAT with a counselor for emotional support and other services.

Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The services are available to anyone. All discussions are confidential.

Reporting Sexual Misconduct

☎ For Assistance in New York City: 311 or the City’s Domestic Violence Hotline: 800.621.HOPE (4673)

☎ Rape, Sexual Assault, and Incest Hotline (Safe Horizon, New York City): 212.227.3000

☎ NYPD Sex Crimes Report Hotline: 212.267.RAPE (7273)

Disaster Distress Helpline

☎ 800.985.5990
✉ text TalkWithUs to 66746

Available for those experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters. You will have 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to trained crisis counselors.


☎ English: 888.NYC.WELL (888.692.9355), Press 2 
☎ Relay Service for Deaf/Hard of Hearing: 711
☎ Español: 888.692.9355, Press 3
☎ 中文: 888.692.9355, Press 4

Interpreters are available for 200+ languages. Stay on the line, and you will be connected with a counselor who can connect you to translator services.

Available for:

  • Suicide prevention and crisis counseling
  • Peer support and short-term counseling via telephone, text and web
  • Assistance scheduling appointments or accessing other mental health services
  • Follow-up to check that you have connected to care and it is working for you