What to Do in a Crisis
If possible first talk with your primary care doctor or another health care professional and ask for their support and direction.
If you do not have a health professional to assist you, use these resources listed below.
Emergency Medical Services-911
If the situation is potentially life threatening get immediate emergency assistance by calling 911, available 24 hours a day.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or Live Online Chat
If you or someone you know is suicidal or in emotional distress, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Trained crisis workers are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Your confidential and toll free call goes to the nearest crisis center in the Lifeline national network. These centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals.
SAMHSA’s National Helpline – 1-800-662-HELP (4357)/ 1-800-487-4889 (TDD)
Free and confidential information in English and Spanish for individuals and family members facing substance abuse and mental health issues. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Utilize the Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator