If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency or are in immediate danger of harming yourself or someone else, call 911.
Mental health services for students in crisis are now available around the clock. Students who need immediate help will call Counseling & Psychiatry at 803-777-5223 after hours and will receive support or be referred to immediate help. USC faculty and staff can also call at any time if they have concerns about a student.
Sexual Assault or Interpersonal Violence: Call USC Police at 803-777-8248 and ask to speak to an SAVIP advocate.
24-Hour Suicide Hotline: 800-273-8255
Rape Crisis Hotline: 803-771-7273
Domestic Violence Hotline: 803-765-9428
Richland Springs Hospital Mental Health Help Line: 803-434-4813
Palmetto Health Baptist (1 mile)
1301 Taylor St.
Columbia, SC 29220
(.9 miles from the Russell House)
Providence Hospital (2 miles)
2435 Forest Dr.
Columbia, SC 29204
(2 miles from the Russell House)
Palmetto Health Richland Hospital (3 miles)
3301 Harden St.
Columbia, SC 29203
(2.75 miles from the Russell House)
Urgent Care Doctor's Care Clinics
Cayce Doctor's Care (2.5 miles)
977 Knox Abbott Dr.
Columbia, SC 29033
(2.6 miles from the Russell House)
Columbia Doctor's Care - Beltline (3 miles)
511 Beltline Blvd.
Columbia, SC 29205
(3.2 miles from the Russell House)
Columbia Doctor's Care - Forest (4 miles)
4500 Forest Drive
Columbia, SC 29206
(4 miles from the Russell House)
Your Student Health Center fee doesn't cover services from any outside facility.
24/7 Sexual Assault and Interpersonal Violence Assistance
You can drop in any time for help if you experience sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking or harassment.
Call USC Police at 803-777-4215 and ask for the SAVIP advocate. You will not have to give any identifying information or details about the incident to the police.
Visit the Stop Sexual Assault website.
Help is available 24/7 for those struggling with thoughts of suicide or feelings of hopelessness.
Call the USC Police Department at 803-777-4215.
Columbia Area Mental Health Center: 803-898-8888
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
The Trevor Lifeline (for LGBTQ individuals): 1-866-488-7386
Drop in to the counseling offices any time during business hours.
Monday – Friday: Thomson Building
Sunday Walk-Ins: Center for Health and Well-Being