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Crisis and Emergency

If you, or someone you know, is an imminent danger to themselves or someone else, go to the nearest emergency room or call 911

If you are experiencing a crisis or have an urgent need, please call (740) 593-1616, press one to speak to a counselor — a counselor will be available during office hours, after hours, weekends and holidays. 

Hotline Information

Crisis Text Line

Text “HOME” to 741-741 
Free, 24/7, Confidential

Crisis Text Line serves anyone in any type of crisis, providing them access to free, 24/7 emotional support and information they need via the medium they already use and trust: text. Here’s how it works:

  • Someone texts into Crisis Text Line anywhere, anytime, about any type of crisis.
  • A live, trained specialist receives the text and responds quickly.
  • The specialist helps the person stay safe and healthy with effective, secure counseling and referrals through text message using Crisis Text Line’s platform.

 

Examples of a Crisis or Emergency

  • Suicidal thoughts and concern for physical safety 
  • Experience of a physical or sexual assault 
  • Hearing voices or experiencing hallucinations
  • Recent experience of threat to life or safety 
  • Death of a loved one