Crisis Services

If you are experiencing a Crisis

We are here to help! There are many resources available during times of crisis. If this is an emergency, dial 911. Otherwise, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available 24/7 through call or text.

If This is An Emergency Call 911

If you are in a life threatening emergency or in immediate danger of harming yourself.

  • Mental health crisis help
    Call 911 and ask for a CIT Officer (Crisis Intervention Team). They are specially trained to help someone in a mental health crisis.

More crisis resources

Safe Utah App gives access to 24 hour crisis hotline. Download for mobile phones.

special servicse are acailable to those who have served in the Armed Forces. The hotline is open 24/7

Access to 24/7 Crisis Hotline: 1-866-488-7386

Other Helplines

*Asterisk indicates hotline is not open 24/7

Depression Hotline: (630) 482-9696 *
Grief Counseling Hotline: (415) 499-1195
Rape and Sexual Assault: (800) 656-4673
Domestic Violence: (800) 799-7233
Teen Dating Violence: (866) 331-9474
LGBT/Sexuality Support: (800) 246-7743 *
Eating Disorders: (630) 577-1330 *
Runaway Safe-line: (800) 789-2929
Exhale (Post Abortion): (866) 439-4253*

Helpful Tactics for Battling Thoughts of suicide

If you don’t feel you can keep yourself safe right now, seek immediate help,
call 911 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255

Use your coping skills. Examples might be:

  • Relaxation techniques
  • Exercise
  • Deep breathing

Call/text a friend or loved one

  • Let them know you’re having a difficult day
  • Ask if they can spend some time with you

Find distractions

  • Go for a bike ride or a walk
  • Watch you favorite TV show or movie
  • Go to your favorite place or store

Go somewhere you feel safe

  • Visit a friend or loved one’s home
  • Visit your favorite place or store

Make your environment safe

  • Ask a friend or loved one to store your medications and firearms
  • Lock up medications and firearms

Other Resources to Prevent Future Crisis

Suicide Can Be Prevented

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Interested in one of our Suicide Prevention classes? Fill out the form below to get class times and information.

If you are in a crisis, please call 911 or the 24-hour help line at 1-800-271-talk (8255).