Psychological Emergencies

For crisis intervention during normal business hours, please contact our offices at 516-876-3053, or come to Campus Center, I-Wing, 1st Floor, Suite 102. 

Clearly specify that you need immediate assistance.

If you are having a crisis after regular business hours, or during the weekend, please call us at 516-876-3053.

A mental health professional will be available by phone.

Messages left after business hours will not be received until the following business day.

If this is a life threatening emergency, please call University Police, at 516-876-3333

Please make sure to identify that it is a crisis and that you need an immediate assistance.

If you are off campus, please call emergency services at 988 or 911.


Peer Assistance

Old Westbury Warm Line (OWWL)

Friendly Old Westbury students available to offer non-crisis, confidential peer support and help navigate life as an Old Westbury student.

OWWL has a trained team of OW students who are ready and willing to offer a listening ear. Whether you just want to vent or need resources.

ZOOM hours for Spring 2023 (excluding holidays) 

Wednesdays: 5-6pm,  Thursdays: 3-4pm, Fridays: 3-4pm

Meeting ID: 899 1825 1487 Passcode: 106425. To dial in (719) 359-4580