The PSC does not offer after hours emergency services.  WE ALSO DO NOT OFFER CRISIS SERVICES, AND DO NOT HAVE STAFF ON CALL TO DEAL WITH CRISIS SITUATIONS.  If you have an emergency, please use one of the contacts listed below.

For USC students, contact Counseling Services:  You can speak to an Advice Nurse for urgent situations at (213) 740-7711.  For life threatening emergencies, dial (213) 740-4321 if you are on campus, or 911 if you are off campus.

If you are not a USC student, you can dial 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.

In addition, anyone can call the crisis numbers listed below.

Crisis numbers:

National suicide hotlines:

1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)


1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

For youth and their families:


LA County:

  • Department of Mental Health: 1-800-854-7771
  • Didi Hirsch Suicide Prevention Center: 1-877-727-4747
  • Cedars Sinai Teen Line: 1-800-852-8336 or 1-310-855-4673