Emergency & After Hours Care

Counseling Services

Creighton University
Harper 1034, Ground floor
Omaha, Nebraska 68178
Phone: (402) 280-2735

8:00-4:30 Monday
10:00-6:30 Tuesday
8:00-6:30 Wednesday
8:00-4:30 Thursday - Friday

Summer Hours

8:00-4:30 Monday - Friday

Emergency & After Hours Care


After-Hours Medical Care

For EMERGENCIES, call Public Safety at 402-280-2911 or call 911.

For NON-emergencies for those living in a residence hall, call Public Safety at 402-280-2911. A Health Aide will be notified.

For after-hours clinical management for students, call 402-444-4480 to reach the answering service.

Local Urgent Care Facilities and Emergency Departments:

  • Creighton University Medical Center Emergency Department is conveniently located on the west side of campus.
  • Costs associated with after-hours services provided at outside facilities are the financial responsibility of the student.




Counseling Services staff members are also available to clients on a walk-in basis during business hours, if needed. Emergency mental health services are provided during business hours by calling the Center for Health and Counseling at (402) 280-2735 or Public Safety at (402) 280-2911.

IMPORTANT: Email should not be used in emergencies.

Lasting Hope Recovery Center is a local center for inpatient psychiatric services. The location is 415 S. 25th Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68131. To access psychiatric services call the 24 hour hotline: (402) 717-HOPE (402-717-4673).


Students on campus who need emergency mental health care when the Center for Health & Counseling is closed should call Public Safety at (402) 280-2911 or contact their Resident Director / Resident Assistant - these parties can then call the Creighton Counselor-On-Duty if needed.   

Students off-campus who need emergency mental health care can also call the local police at 911 or a suicide hotline listed below. 

Boystown Hotline: 1-800-448-3000

CHI Lasting Hope: 402-717-HOPE

National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Texting Crisis Line: Text HELLO to 741741