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What to Do in Mental Health Crisis

If you are experiencing a behavioral health crisis

Remember the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

It is like 911, but it’s 988. Dial 988 for confidential, free, 24/7/365 support from a trained counselor for mental health, substance use or suicidal crisis.

Use 988 for:

  • Ongoing anxiety or depression
  • Concerns about use of alcohol or drugs
  • Thoughts of hurting yourself or others

You can call, text or chat 988 for help 24/7. It is free and confidential:


You can also call our 24-hour Behavioral Health Crisis Line at 1-866-796-0530 (TTY 1-800-955-8770)

We are here 24/7, including weekends and holidays. Resources available on our crisis line include:

  • Coping
  • How to help a friend
  • Information on Suicide National Prevention Helplines

Contact your doctor

  • If you are out of medication, please contact your doctor.

Need help finding a doctor?

  • Use our Find a Provider Tool to locate a Behavioral Health Provider.
  • We have local crisis providers throughout the state.

Call 911 in the event of any physical harm or imminent safety risk

More Mental Health Support

General Resources

After a Behavioral Health Crisis

It's important to regularly care for your mental health long after a crisis has passed.