Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Crisis Resources

SPCC counselors are available for in-person crisis evaluations from 9:00a.m. - 5:00pm. The SPCC is located at 833 Chestnut Street, Suite 230.  Follow the signs for “Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior Specialty Services”.

After hours, all students or TJUH House Staff experiencing an emergency should call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.  On-campus students should go to the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Emergency Room, located in the Main Hospital Building at 10th and Sansom (215-955-6060) and ask to speak to the Psychiatry Resident On-Call.

Dr. Nobleza is also available after hours for urgent phone consultations for students and concerned faculty by calling the SPCC phone number at 215-503-2817 and then dialing ‘1’ and then ‘0’. Alternatively, the SPCC On-Call Pager is 1-877-656-7287.

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. By dialing 1-800-273-TALK, the call is routed to the nearest crisis center in a national network of more than 150 crisis centers. The Lifeline’s national network of local crisis centers, provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals day and night.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Number 1800-273-8255(TALK)

TJU Department of Security
Dial 811 - On-Campus
(215) 955-8888 - Off-Campus

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Emergency Room
Main Hospital Building
132 South 10th Street (@Sansom)
(215) 955-6060
(Ask to speak to the Psychiatry Resident on-call)

On-Call SPCC Psychiatrist, After Hours Phone Consultation
Deanna Nobleza, MD
(215) 503-2817 – Dial ‘1’ and then ‘0’
SPCC On-Call Pager: 877-656-7287

Hall Mercer Crisis Response Center
245 South 8th Street
(@ Locust)
(215) 829-5433

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Women Organized Against Rape Hotline
1617 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Suite 1100
(215) 985-3333