Emergency Resources

If you find yourself or someone else in a urgent medical or mental health situation, please do not hesitate to utilize the following resources.

During business hours (8am-5pm) contact Counseling, Health and Wellness Services at 253-535-7838.   Walk-ins are also available at the Counseling Center, Monday – Friday, 10-11am and 2-3pm.

NEW!  Lute Telehealth (www.plu.edu/lute-telehealth) is a new resource for PLU students that expands access to mental health and medical care by providing HIPAA compliant access to on-line or phone-based services 24/7/365.  The resource provides on demand access to licensed mental health providers and nurse practitioners and related services from the convenience and comfort of your phone or computer and at the location of your choosing.

** For urgent medical issues after business hours, contact the MultiCare Consulting Nurse Line at 253-792-6410

** For urgent mental health support after business hours (including weekends and holidays), contact the Counseling Center Crisis Line at 253-535-7075.

You will be connected with a crisis line professional who works closely with our office.  PLU Residence Hall staff are also encouraged to utilize this line to assist residents needing urgent mental health support after hours.

** For EMERGENCIES (an immediate threat of harm to yourself or someone else), call PLU Campus Safety at 253-535-7911 or 911 immediately.

Crisis Hotlines

Pierce County
Pierce County Crisis Clinic: 253-798-4333
Pierce County Crisis Intervention: 1-800-576-7764

King County
Seattle/King County Crisis Clinic: 206-461-3222

Thurston County
Crisis Clinic: 360-586-2800
Crisis Resolution Services: 360-754-1338

Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

Pierce County Sexual Assault Center at 800-756-7273 or Pierce County Domestic Violence Helpline at 800-764-2420.

Local Emergency Departments

Bremerton, Harrison Hospital: 360-744-6710

Olympia, St. Peter Hospital: 360-493-7389

Puyallup, Good Samaritan: 253-697-4200

Lakewood, St. Clare Hospital: 253-588-1711

Tacoma, St. Joseph Hospital: 253-426-6963

Tacoma, Tacoma General Hospital: 253-403-1050

Tacoma, Allenmore Hospital: 253-459-6352

Enumclaw, St. Elizabeth Hospital: 360-802-8366

Parkland, Good Samaritan Emergency Dept: 253-697-8660