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Crisis Intervention Resources

If you are in an immediate life threatening crisis, DO NOT attempt to contact us via email or voicemail. During normal business hours (M-F, 8:00-5:00), call the EGSC Counseling Center office nearest you.  If you cannot reach a counselor or our office is closed, call EGSC Public Safety, or dial 911. 

Public Safety Swainsboro:  478-455-0125 (24 hours/day)

Public Safety Statesboro:  912-623-2462 (8am-10pm Monday-Thursday, 8am-5pm Friday)

About Crisis Intervention:

Sometimes student experience acute crisis situations such as a traumatic experience or suicidal thoughts.  Crisis intervention is a service for students who are in serious, immediate emotional distress. If you find yourself, or a friend, in an emergency situation during normal business hours, please contact the counselor in the office nearest you.  You can call or walk-in and let the counselor know you are in a crisis situation.  If you cannot reach a counselor, please contact public safety or call 911.  If our offices are closed or it is after hours, you may also utilize the following resources in addition to public safety:

Local crisis intervention resources

Behavioral Health Link

A 24/7 crisis hotline for the state of Georgia

1-800-715-4255

Swainsboro
Emanuel Medical Center
117 Kite Road
Swainsboro, GA
478-289-1100
Ogeechee Behavioral Health Services
223 North Anderson Drive
Swainsboro, GA 30401
478-289-2530

Emanuel County Sheriff's Department
101 Court Street
Swainsboro, GA
478-237-8771

Swainsboro Police Department
212 North Main Street
Swainsboro, GA
478-237-8967

Statesboro
East Georgia Regional Medical Center
1499 Fair Road
Statesboro, GA
912-486-1000

Pineland Mental Health Helpline
912-764-5125
OR 1-800-PINELAND

Safe Haven
Domestic Violence Shelter
1-800-334-2836

Domestic Violence Safe Shelter
912-764-4605

Bulloch County Sheriff’s Department
17257 Hwy 301 N.
Statesboro, GA 30458

Statesboro Police Department
25 West Grady Street
Statesboro
912-764-9911
 

National Suicide Prevention Hotline
1-800-273-8255

Savannah Rape Crisis Center
912-233-7273

The Refuge Domestic Violence Shelter
Vidalia, GA
912-538-9935 OR
1-866- 873-3843

Sexual Assault Crisis Hotline
912-531-1771

National Hope Lines
1-800-442-HOPE (4673)
1-877-838-2838
Veterans Peer Support Line

1-800-784-2432
Spanish Speaking Suicide Hotline

1-877-968-8454
Teen to Teen Peer Counseling Hotline

1-800-472-3457
Grad Student Hotline

1-800-773-6667
Post Partum Depression Hotline