UCA Counseling Center
During Normal Counseling Center Hours
Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Call the Counseling Center at (501) 450-3138 to talk immediately with a counselor. You may also, if possible, come directly to the Center where a counselor will be available to talk with you face-to-face. The counselor will assess the situation and, with you, will decide on an appropriate course of action.
After-Hours and Weekends
Call the UCA Police Department at (501) 450-3111. The police dispatcher will contact the counselor who is on-call at that particular time. The counselor will call you, assess the situation, and with you will decide on an appropriate course of action.
In the event of an alcohol overdose, drug overdose, or serious injury due to a suicide attempt call 911 and Conway Regional Medical Center may send an ambulance. Or, if possible, have the person transported to the Emergency Room at Conway Regional Medical Center (2302 College Avenue). The ER staff may contact the local community mental health center (Counseling Associates) to have one of their counselors assess the situation and decide on an appropriate course of action.
Counseling Associates has an emergency number you may call to access their services: 1-800-844-2066.
Other Crisis Telephone Numbers
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
National Poison Control Center: 1-800-222-1222
Rape Crisis/Family Service Agency: 1-877-432-5368