Crisis Intervention and Emergency Resources 2017-09-01T07:46:56+00:00

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Crisis Intervention and Emergency Resources

Note: If you are requesting help for a mental health crisis when calling 911 ask for a CIT (“Crisis Intervention Team”) Officer – they are specially trained to help someone experiencing a mental health crisis.

  • SafeUT Mobile APP and Crisis Text Line – The SafeUT Crisis Text and Tip Line is a statewide service that provides real-time crisis intervention to Utah youth through texting and a confidential tip program – right from your smartphone.  SafeUT is free, anonymous, and confidential.   View an Overview and Product DEMO Here.  Download the App from iTunes by searching “SafeUT” (The App is published by Anderson Software).
  • Summit County Crisis Line: (435) 649-8347. Press 1 for crisis. (A Service of Valley Behavioral Health)
  • UNI Crisis Line: (801) 587-3000. Provides 24/7 crisis service staffed by mental health professionals providing emotional support, assistance, crisis intervention, and suicide prevention to individuals experiencing emotional distress or psychiatric crisis.
  • UNI Warm Line: 801-587-1055. This line is for Salt Lake County residents who are not in crisis, but seeking support, engagement, or encouragement.  Certified Peer Specialists offer support and empower callers to resolve problems by fostering a sense of hope, dignity, and self-respect.  Callers may speak with peer specialists daily 9 am to 10 pm.
  • Utah Suicide Hotline 24 hours / 7 days (801) 261-1442.
  • Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 if you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts.
  • American Foundation for Suicide Preventionwww.afsp.org
  • Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator – The Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator is a confidential and anonymous source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for substance abuse/addiction and/or mental health problems.
  • University of Utah Health Care Naloxone Program, Contact Sam Plumb, MPA, MPH, Naloxone Program Manager. Email: sam.plumb@hsc.utah.edu.
  • Naloxone Rescue Kits available by calling 385-495-9050, or by emailing UtahNaloxone@gmail.com. Program website: http://www.utahnaloxone.org/.
  • The Trevor Project – A national 24-hour, toll free confidential suicide hotline for gay and questioning youth.  Trevor Lifeline: 866-4-U-TREVOR (866-488-7386).
  • The Trans Lifeline at 877-565-8860
  • Utah Pride Empathy Line  1-800-GO-PRIDE 24 hours a day
  • Mama Dragons, http://mamadragons.org
  • I’ll Walk With You, http://ldswalkwithyou.
  • QPR Institute –  QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer – 3 simple steps that anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. Just as people trained in CPR and the Heimlich maneuver help save thousands of lives each year, people trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help. To learn how you can save the life of someone in crisis, please visit http://www.qprinstitute.com/.  Note: Valley Behavioral Health has established a 3-Step “QPR” for suicide prevention.  Call Valley to schedule a QPR training by calling 435-575-1206 or 435-575-1203, or by emailing kathyda@valleycares.com.

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