Crisis and After Hours Care

If you have a medical or mental health emergency when our operations are closed, call 911 or UWM Police (414) 229-9911, for immediate assistance.

If you or someone you love is in distress and our offices are closed, help is available 24/7.

UW Mental Health Support 24/7  – 888-531-2142

National and Local Hotlines
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 988
  • HOPELINE (crisis textline) – Text Hopeline to 741741
  • Veterans Crisis Line – 1-800-273-8255 (press 1)
  • Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ+) –  1-866-488-7386
  • Milwaukee County Crisis Line – 414-257-7222


Where to go during a mental health emergency?

Mental Health Emergency Center –1525 N. 12th Street, Milwaukee WI 53205
Ascension Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital Emergency Department – 2301 N. Lake Dr., Milwaukee, WI 53211

Where do I go for medical care after Student Health and Wellness Center is closed?

To report life threatening emergencies please call 911. When Student Health and Wellness Center is closed (see hours of operation), care is available you at a variety of local health care facilities. It is a good idea to carry a copy of your insurance card with you in case of emergencies.

If you are covered by an insurance plan we recommend that you contact your insurance company to determine what facility and providers are covered in your plan.

The closest emergency medical facility is:

Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital (Milwaukee Campus)
[View Location]
(414) 291-1000
2301 N. Lake Dr.
Milwaukee, WI 53211

Below is a list of other health care facilities with emergency services located in or near the Milwaukee area.

Aurora Sinai Medical Center
[View Location]
(414) 219-6666
945 N 12th St
Milwaukee, WI 53233

Aurora Women’s Pavilion
[View Location]
(414) 328-6111
8901 W Lincoln Ave
West Allis, WI 53227

Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital (Milwaukee Campus)
[View Location]
(414) 291-1000
2301 N. Lake Dr.
Milwaukee, WI 53211

Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital
(Ozaukee Campus) [View Location]
(262) 243-7300
13111 N Port Washington Rd
Mequon, WI 53097

Community Memorial Hospital
[View Location]
(262) 251-1010
W180 N8085 Town Hall Rd
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

Elmbrook Memorial Hospital
[View Location]

(262) 785-2060
19333 W North Ave
Brookfield, WI 53045

Froedtert Hospital
[View Location]
(414) 805-6717
9200 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226

St. Francis Hospital
[View Location]
(414) 647-5165
3237 S 16th St
Milwaukee, WI 53215

St. Joseph Hospital
[View Location]
(414) 447-2171
5000 W Chambers St
Milwaukee, WI 53210