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:

Local Medical Health Resources

Newark Valley Urgent Care:
1906 Tamarack Rd. Newark, OH 43055
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


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 Same-Day Virtual Appointments:

Monday through Friday
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Call 740-587-6200 to get connected with a same-day appointment.

24/7 Crisis Counseling:


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:

1-800-273-TALK (8255)


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