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What to Do in Mental Health Crisis

If your child is experiencing a behavioral health crisis

Remember the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

  • It is like 911, but it’s 988.
  • If you or a loved one are in emotional distress, dial 988to talk to a crisis counselor.  
  • A crisis counselor is available to talk 24/7, at any time, day or night.


Call our 24-Hour Behavioral Health Crisis Line at 1-866-799-5321 (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 child's 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 mental health long after a crisis has passed.