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The Counseling and Academic Support Services staff members are well aware that a crisis situation may occur at any given moment, even after regular business hours.  Our hours are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday-Friday.  Unfortunately, we are unable to provide 24 hour coverage.  Students living in the Residence Hall should contact a residence hall staff member in the event of a crisis.  If a West Virginia State University residential staff member and/or student advisor is not an option, we suggest the following actions:

Resources
If you are in need of immediate response, please select the appropriate number from the following list in order to speak with a qualified professional:

  • Suicide Prevention - (304) 341-0251
  • Domestic Violence-YWCA - (304) 340-3549
  • Adult/Child Abuse Hotline - 800-352-6513
  • Sexual Assault - (304) 340-3676
  • Alcoholics Anonymous - (304) 342-4315 or 1-800-333-5051
  • WV AIDS/STD Hotline - 1-800-642-8244

You may also contact one of the following agencies directly:

  • Thomas Memorial Hospital - (304) 766-3553 or 1-800-992-3010
  • Prestera - (304) 525-7851 or 1-800-642-3434
  • Highland Hospital - (304) 926-1600 or 1-800-250-3806

In the event that the above information proves insufficient to assist with your concerns, please call the West Virginia State University Office of Public Safety at (304) 766-3353.

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