Emergency Phone Numbers

Suicide Prevention Options

If there is an immediate danger of suicide, contact the FAU Police Department at 561-297-3500 or your nearest police station by dialing 911

Go to the nearest hospital emergency room

Contact the Counseling Center at 561-297-3540 Monday thru Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Call the 24 hour Crisis Hotline at 211 or 561-383-1111

Call the Suicide Hotline at 211 or 800-784-2433

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24 hour, toll-free suicide prevention service available to anyone in suicidal crisis.  If you need help, please dial 1-800-273-TALK (8255).  You will be routed to the closest possible crisis center in your area.


 

Violence Prevention Options

If there is an immediate danger of violence or if violence has occurred, contact the FAU Police Department, 561-297-3500 or your nearest Police Station by dialing 911.

Go to the nearest hospital emergency room

If you are concerned about a student’s potential for violence, contact the Counseling Center at 561-297-3540, the Dean of Students at 561-297-3542 or your residence hall staff.

If you have concerns about a student’s behavior or potential for violence, contact the Counseling Center at 561-297-3540.


 

Urgent Emotional or Psychological Crises

Counseling and Psychological Services professionals are available to provide immediate assessment and intervention for students faced with a crisis or concern that feels too overwhelming to wait for a regularly scheduled appointment.

Contact the Counseling Center at 561-297-3540 Monday thru Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Call the 24 hour Crisis Hotline at 211 or 561-383-1111



Victim Services

FAU Victim Services is intended to assist students, staff and faculty with the traumatizing consequences of being a victim of crime even if the crime occurred off campus. For assistance call 561-297-0500.

A victim advocate can:

  • Provide crisis intervention
  • Give you information about victim’s rights according to Florida Statutes
  • Help you evaluate your options
  • Document your victimization for school or employers
  • Help you create a Safety Plan
  • Give you information and assistance about reporting crimes both within and outside the University proper
  • Accompany you to  appointments at police stations, the state attorney's office, court rooms, Dean of Students, judicial hearings and other places
  • Provide you with referrals to social services such as counseling, legal and medical
  • Coordinate assistance and services to your individual needs
  • Explain how the judicial process works
  • Provide you with information about the progress of your individual case
  • Explain and help you apply for victim compensation as designated by Florida Statute
  • Act as your liaison to the criminal justice community
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