Emergencies & After Hours
If you are experiencing a life threatening medical or mental health emergency, you should always proceed immediately to the closest Emergency Department or call 911.
Other Crises & Urgent Needs
Medical/Physical Health: If you are experiencing an urgent but non-life threatening medical situation during business hours (M-F; 8am-4:30pm), contact the Wellness Center (603-358-2200) or you can also contact Campus Safety (603-358-2228) if you are on campus. After hours, on weekends/holidays, please use your local Urgent Care/Walk-In Clinic. These are listed below for Keene under “Local After Hours Medical Services.”
Mental/Emotional Health: If you are experiencing a mental health crisis or have an urgent need to speak with a mental health counselor during business hours (M-F, 8am-4:30pm), please walk over to our office on the 3rd floor of the Elliot Center. After hours, on weekends/holidays, please call our 24/7 on-call Crisis Counselor at 603-358-2436. Please note that wait times to speak with a Crisis Counselor can be influenced by high call volumes. If you are experiencing a wait that is too long for you, please use any of the following resources for additional urgent options:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or 1-800-SUICIDE (Both of these numbers will connect you to NH crisis hotlines)
Samaritans Hotline (603) 357-5505. This Keene community organization provides trained people to listen and help 24 hours a day
The Trevor Lifeline 1-866-488-7386. Crisis hotline for LGBTQ+
National Crisis Text Line: Text START to 741-741
Monadnock Center for Violence Prevention (MCVP) (603) 352-3782: Located in Keene, this organization provides confidential assistance with domestic and sexual violence
Monadnock Family Services (MFS) (603) 357-4400: MFS is our Keene community mental health center. In addition to a variety services and programs, MFS also provides emergency services
KSC Campus Safety: (603) 358-2228
Local After Hours Medical Services
For medical attention after hours and on weekends, please use urgent care and emergency facilities.
Note: The cost incurred for these visits are the student’s responsibility.
Urgent Care/Emergency Services in Keene:
- Convenient MD Urgent Care - 351 Winchester Street Keene, NH 03431, (603) 352-3406 - 7 days a week, 8am-8pm https://convenientmd.com/locations/keene-nh-urgent-care-03431/
- Cheshire Medical Center Emergency Department - 580 Court Street Keene, NH 03431, (603) 354-5484 - https://www.cheshiremed.org/emergency-medicine