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Counseling Services


Counseling Services is available for K-State students who have urgent needs on Mondays-Fridays from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (8:00 a.m. – noon and 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. in the summer) when the university is open. Mental health consultation is available at any time by calling 785-532-6927.

If you are in immediate crisis and one of the following applies to you:

  • You feel you are in immediate danger of harming yourself
  • You feel you are in immediate danger of harming someone else
  • 911 and ask for help
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
  • The Trevor Lifeline (Suicide Prevention for LGBTQ Youth) 866-4-U-TREVOR (1-866-488-7386)

Text a national crisis text line

Go to the local Emergency Room (In Manhattan, KS, Via Christi Hospital is located at 1823 College Avenue).


Off-campus in Manhattan, KS

  • Hospital – Via Christi 1823 College Avenue
  • Housing-Manhattan Emergency Shelter 785-537-3113
  • Mental Health- Pawnee Mental Health 24 hour Crisis 800-609-2002
  • Police –Riley County Police Department 785-537-2112 (non-crisis) & 911 (crisis)


Sexual Assault Resources
National Sexual Assault Hotline http://online.rainn.org; 1-800-656-HOPE (1-800-656-4673)

On and off campus resources: http://www.k-state.edu/care/get-help/

Helping a friend who has been sexually assaulted:  http://www.k-state.edu/care/get-help/support-others/