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Urgent Clinical Care

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, urgent care is available 24 hours a day—including nights, weekends, and holidays—for concerns or symptoms that cannot wait until regular business hours.

You have the following choices:

  • Call anytime to speak to a licensed counselor year-round, 24 hours a day:  610-328-7768
  • Walk into CAPS without an appointment during business hours:
    Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., during the academic year
  • Contact Public Safety: 610-328-8333
  • Call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-273-8255

Swarthmore Public Safety

Emergency: 610-328-8333

Non emergency: 610-328-8281

Call Swarthmore College Public Safety when:

  • You need someone to arrive on the scene immediately
  • You are in any situation that is potentially violent or dangerous; e.g. someone is threatening to harm themselves or others, and/or is demonstrating bizarre, aggressive, or unusual behavior
  • You feel unsafe for any reason
  • You have legal concerns