Crisis Situation

Megan Irby, LMHC 
Faculty Counselor FS

Jennifer Wright, LMHC
Faculty Counselor PY

JBLM students can contact any of the faculty counselors.

If you are unable to reach a faculty counselor:

  • Call 988 anywhere, anytime if you are experiencing a mental health crisis.
  • For students who are stating suicidal thoughts, please call the Suicide Lifeline, 1-800-273-8255. You can get assistance from qualified mental health professionals who can assess the student over the phone and determine next steps.
  • For students who are in emotional distress but NOT suicidal, walk the student to the respective campus location for counseling to get the student scheduled for a counseling appointment (FS campus, Welcome Center and PY Campus, Student Success office).
  • Other staff to consult or contact if unsure how to proceed:
    • Julie Draper-Davis, Associate Dean, Student Conduct: 253-912-2331
    • Tami Jacobs, Dean of Student Success (FS campus): 253-964-6581
    • Agnes Steward, Dean of Student Success (PY campus): 253-840-8403

Community Crisis Resources (Daytime, unless otherwise noted)

Crisis Resources

  • Chemical Dependency Treatment Information, 253-798-7449
  • Domestic Violence Helpline, 253-798-4166 or 1-800-764-2420
  • Domestic Abuse Helpline for Men and Women (DAHMW), 1-888-743-5754
  • Gang Hotline, 253-798-3624
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • National Eating Disorders Association Hotline, 1-800-931-2237
  • Rebuilding Hope! Sexual Assault Center for Pierce County, 253-474-7273
  • RAINN – Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network, 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
  • Safe Place, 24-Hour Crisis Line, 360-754-6300, TTY 360-943-6703
  • Veterans Information, 253-798-7449
  • Victim Advocates (24-7), 253-966-SAFE (7233)
  • Victim Assistance, 253-798-6975