Emergency Care

Call 911 if you have a life-threatening emergency

Call Campus Safety at 740.587.0810 to speak with an operator immediately.


For Medical Health Emergency Service:

The Wellness Center at Whisler Hall

For after-hours medical health care: A triage RN is available after 10 p.m. for emergencies. The triage RN will take a care assessment, and if needed, the on-call provider can be called for medical and/or treatment orders. If warranted, the triage RN will direct you to a local Urgent Care facility, or will call the Granville EMS to transport you to the local emergency room for evaluation and care.

Local Medical Health Resources

Newark Valley Urgent Care:
1906 Tamarack Rd. Newark, OH 43055
740-522-0222
9 a.m. – 9 p.m. (M-F)
9 a.m. - 6 p.m. (S-S)

Urgent Care in Granville
14 Westgate Drive, Newark, OH 43055
Phone: (220) 564-7500
9 a.m. – 8 p.m. (M-F)
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (S- S)

Licking Memorial Hospital Emergency Room
Licking Memorial Hospital, First Floor
1320 West Main Street
Newark, Ohio 43055
Phone: (220) 564-4144
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Phone: (220) 564-4144

Licking Memorial Hospital is located approximately 10-15 minutes from campus. Students who are sent to the Emergency Department by Health Services are asked if they would like someone from the Denison Administrative Staff to meet them in the Emergency Department to offer support while they are being evaluated. Students who are sent to the Emergency Department for evaluation are offered a return trip back to Student Wellness by Courtesy Ambulette service.  

For Behavioral Health Emergency Service:  

  • Emergency 911
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24 hours a day/7days a week 800.273.8255 (TALK).
  • 24/7 Crisis Hotline of Central Ohio: 211 or 740.345.4357 (HELP)
  • Text “Connect” to 741-741 for a free, confidential text line for behavioral health support.
  • National Hopeline Network: 800.784.2433 (SUI-CIDE)
  • Lifeline Crisis Chat (live messaging)
  • Crisis Text Line: Text “START” to 741-741

Mental Health Resource List  

Get an external online referral via ThrivingCampus

Contact Us

Phone
Fax
740-587-6758

Please call 740-587-6200 and press #1 to schedule an appointment with a member of our medical or behavioral staff

*Given demand for student appointments, we ask that you cancel any appointment you are unable to attend.

Counseling “Walk-in Hour”:

No appointment necessary
Monday through Friday
11:30 am - 12:30 pm.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

suicidepreventionlifeline.org

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