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Ithaca Emergency Assistance

Dial 911


Suicide Prevention

Suicide Risk Factors and Warning Signs

How to Get Help Now

Suicide Prevention & Crisis Service (Ithaca)

The Crisisline (800) 273 8255

Free, Confidential Counseling
24 hours, 7 days a week

“Are you upset, confused, depressed, lonely, hurt, angry, scared, suicidal, worried about someone else, or so overwhelmed that you don’t know what to do? Calling for help when you are in emotional pain is smart.  We don’t give advice, judge, or try to fix you. We are here to listen, support, and guide you towards finding your own solution.”

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800) 273 8255

Crisis Text Line 24/7  Text “Home” to 741-741

Veterans Crisis Line (800 273 8255 and press 1 or send a text message to 838255)

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

AFSP offers an online library of resources if you need to learn more about mental health, get help if you have suicidal thoughts, are worried about somebody else, or have lost a loved one or community member to suicide.


Rape and Sexual Assault

Ithaca Emergency Assistance  Dial 911

Cornell University Emergency Assistance (607) 255 1111

Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Education (SHARE)—Cornell University

Ithaca College Emergency Assistance (607) 274 3333

Ithaca College Rape and Sexual Assault Resources

Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Education (SHARE)—Ithaca College

Tompkins Cortland Community College Emergency Assistance  (607) 844 6511

Sexual Assault Policies—TC3


Domestic Violence and Youth Sexual Abuse

The Advocacy Center (607) 277 5000

Ithaca Area Support Groups

Listing of support groups offering services for everything from addiction to sexual abuse, for everybody from college students to veterans. Compiled by the Mental Health Association in Tompkins County. This is an informational listing—inclusion does not mean or imply an endorsement.