I am thinking about killing myself

George Mason University is committed to providing appropriate and professional services and resources to students, and faculty and staff in crisis. If you or someone you know is in crisis or thinking about suicide, immediately call 9-1-1/Mason Police.

Emergency Resources

GMU Police – Department of Police and Public Safety (On Campus) 

  • Emergency – 9-1-1
  • Non-Emergency – (703) 993-2810 

CAPS-Counseling & Psychological Services (On Campus) 

  • During office hours (8:30 am-5:00 pm) call (703)-993-2380 or come to the office in SUB 1 Rm 3129 (3rd Floor)
  • If CAPS is not open, contact the Mason Police at (703)-993-2810 or dial 9-1-1. 

National Suicide Prevention Lifelife: 1-800-273-TALK(8255)

No matter what problems you are dealing with, we want to help you find a reason to keep living. By calling you’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7.


What to Expect when you Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline


CrisisLink is a 24-hour help hotline that brings immediate help, hope, and healing to empower individuals facing serious life challenges, suicidal thoughts, emotional or situational problems.