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There are both medical and psychological emergencies which could possibly occur to yourself, another student, or even a staff or faculty member.  It's important that everyone knows what is considered an emergency and how to handle the situation if it presents itself.

Please check out the links below for Medical Emergencies and Psychological Emergencies in order to assist you in following the proper procedure(s) to ensure the safety of all involved.

On-Campus Emergencies:

Call the University Police if you need assistance for on-campus emergencies at:


Off-Campus Emergencies:

Call 911.

After-Hours Psychological Emergencies:

NKU's crisis line (859) 572-7777  Request to speak to the counselor on call.

or call 1-800 SUICIDE, 1-800-784-2433

or Text: 741741

Not sure if this is an emergency? Click here to see when it is appropriate to go to an Emergency Room vs. an Urgent Care Center.