If you find yourself or someone else in a urgent medical or mental health situation, please do not hesitate to utilize the following resources:
Call 911 for immediate assistance, or call Campus Safety (253-535-7911) for urgent issues on campus. They can assist with coordinating emergency services and/or coordinate urgent medical/mental health situations.
PLU Crisis Line (253-535-7075) – If you want to talk with a counselor immediately, call (253) 535-7075 any time a day (24/7/365). For students feeling distraught or overwhelmed, this is a great service to utilize. Faculty/staff can also use this line if concerned for a student.
Lute Telehealth (www.plu.edu/lute-telehealth) – Free mental health and medical services for currently enrolled PLU students, via HIPAA compliant virtual and telephone access (available 24/7/365). This resource provides on-demand access to licensed mental health providers, nurse practitioners, and related services, including same-day access to a mental health counselor via the TalkNow option.
The Counseling Center has a Walk-in Hour available Monday – Friday, 2:00-3:00pm. Students may walk in without an appointment to consult with a professional counselor regarding any issue of concern. Service during the Walk-In Hour is on a first-come, first-served basis (2 people max).
During business hours (8:00am-noon, 1:00-5:00pm), contact PLU Counseling, Health and Wellness Services at 253-535-7838 to schedule medical and mental health services.
Pierce County Crisis Clinic: 253-798-4333
Pierce County Crisis Intervention: 1-800-576-7764
Seattle/King County Crisis Clinic: 206-461-3222
Crisis Clinic: 360-586-2800
Crisis Resolution Services: 360-754-1338
Mobile Urgent Care
DispatchHealth Urgent Care – Affordable Urgent Care at Home
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