Chest pain accompanied by sweating, nausea, vomiting, shortness of breath, radiating pain that moves to the arm or neck, dizziness, or feeling that your heart is beating irregularly or too fast
Severe bleeding that doesn't stop after 15 minutes of direct pressure
Broken or displaced bones
Suddenly not being able to walk, speak, or move a portion of your body
Shortness of breath or difficulty in breathing
An immediate urge to kill yourself or others
Emergency/After Hours Care Resources
For advice from a Nurse when the Health Center is closed, please call (877) 924-7758
Mental Health Concerns
Behavioral Health Services is able to continue to treat existing students who reside in the state of Maryland. New patients who reside in Maryland can also schedule an appointment for an intake. We are not treating any new patients or existing patients who reside outside of the state of Maryland.
If you are experiencing a psychiatric emergency call 911 or go to your nearest hospital emergency department.
Current patients may contact their therapist or prescriber by leaving a secure message at myuhc.umd.edu or calling (301) 314-8106 for refills or other concerns.
Please complete and submit the UMD Behavioral Health Services Informed Consent for Teletherapy/Telehealth form below:
Urgent mental health concerns, when the Mental Health Service is closed:
Call the University of Maryland Counseling Center at (301) 314-7651
Call the University of Maryland HELP Center at (301) 314-HELP
Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800- 273-TALK or the Maryland Crisis Hotline at 1-800- 422-0009. These resources are both available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Call 911 or the University of Maryland Police Department at (301) 405-3333
Go to an area hospital.
For non-urgent mental health concerns, please call 301-314-7651
Urgent Care Centers
During the hours that the UHC is closed, you can consider a local Urgent Care Center. If you don’t have your own transportation, consider a local taxi or ride-sharing service. UMD does not provide transportation to after-hours medical facilities.
The University Health Center does not endorse any of these facilities but offers them for your information. Please check with your insurance carrier to insure coverage. Students are responsible for the cost of care received outside the UHC.
For more urgent medical problems, consider the following local hospitals. If you don’t have your own transportation, consider a local taxi or ride-sharing service. UMD does not provide transportation to after-hours medical facilities.
PLEASE NOTE: This facility will be closing on August 24th, 2019. All medical and intoxication transports starting at 7:00 a.m. on August 25th must go to the White Oak Medical Center, located in Silver Spring, MD.
The University Health Center does not endorse any of these facilities, but offers them for your information. Please check with your insurance carrier to insure coverage. Students are responsible for the cost of care received outside the UHC.