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Emergency Resources

DukeLine coaches are not trained to respond to emergency situations. If you are experiencing a crisis, please refer to the list below to find resources that may better serve you!

National Suicide & Crisis LifelineText or Dial 9-8-8

24/7 Lifeline that provides free and confidential support for individuals in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.

TrevorLifeline for LGBTQ-component support: 1-866-488-7386

National 24/7 crisis and suicide prevention intervention for LGBTQ youth under the age of twenty-five.

National Crisis Textline: text “home” to 741-741

24/7 texting service for various crisis interventions and mental health support.

BlackLine for BIPOC: 1-800-604-5841

Anonymous 24/7 hotline geared towards the Black, Brown, Native and Muslim community to report crises regarding law enforcement and vigilantes.

Duke Reach: 919-681-2455

Duke platform that directs students, faculty, staff, parents and others to resources of wellbeing available to help a student in need.

Bias Reporting:

Anonymous and non-anonymous report systems for students that experience any incident of bias.

Duke University Police Department Emergency: 911

24/7 emergency only, law enforcement services provided by Duke police on or nearby campus.

Dean on Call: 984-287-0300, after hours pager: 919-970-4169

Administrative contact generally reserved for emergencies that Duke students encounter.

Duke Police Victim Assistance:  919-684-2444

Duke police department provides immediate help, referrals and informational support for crime victims.

Duke Live Safe App:

Mobile app that offers 24/7 communication between Duke members and Duke police regarding emergency contact, safe walking, etc.

Duke Emergency Department: – 2301 Erwin Road

A level one trauma center that offers 24/7  immediate, medical care to all age groups for different emergencies.

Durham Mobile Crisis Line: 800-510-913

24/7 confidential line that provides short-term crisis response, stabilization and intervention for Durham individuals experiencing a mental health or chemical dependency crisis.