Crisis Prevention

Disclamer: If you are in an emergency situation, please call 911 or go to your local emergency department

Suicide Hotlines

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is now: 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline. The 988 Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.

The Listening Ear
Call 12 hours/day, 7 days/week, from: 10AM to 2 AM

Telephone: 517-337-1717

The Trevor Project
Call, text, or chat 24 hours/day,  7 days/week

Telephone: 1-866-488-7386

Text START to 678-678

Online chat, click "Trevor Chat" at the center of the page

CMH Crisis Services
Call 24 hours/day, 7 days/week - Crisis Services: 517-346-8460

Call Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm -Access Services: 517-346-8318

Call Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm - Children's Emergency Services: 517-346-8008

STOMP Out Bullying
For individuals ages 13-24 who need help with bullying, cyber-bullying, and/or suicidal thoughts

Chat Tuesday 7pm-12am, or Wednesday 8pm-12am

Online chat, click "help chat online"

Crisis Text Line
Assistance for ANY crisis (suicide, sexual assault, coronavirus, loneliness, etc.)

Text 24 hours/day, 7 days/week  

Text: HOME to 741741

Veterans Crisis Line
For all veterans, service members, and their family/friends

Call, text, or chat 24 hours/day, 7 days/week 

Telephone: 1-800-273-8255, press 1

Deaf and hard of hearing: 1-800-799-4889

Online chat, click "start your confidential chat"

Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Hotlines

Call or chat 24 hours/day, 7 days/week

Telephone: 800-656-4673

Online chat

Mobile app

Center for Survivors
Call 24 hours/day 7 days/week

Telephone: 517-372-6666

Chat from 10am-10pm, 7 days/week

Online chat, click "Chat with an advocate" on bottom right of the screen

End Violent Encounters
Call or chat 24 hours/day, 7 days/week

Telephone: 517-372-5572

Online chat

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Call, text, or chat 24 hours/day,  7 days/week

Telephone: 1-800-799-7233

Text: LOVEIS to 1-866-331-9474

Online chat, click "Chat now" on top right of the screen

Child Abuse

Michigan Department of Health & Human Services
If you suspect child abuse or neglect, call or report online 24 hours/day, 7 days/week

Telephone: 855-444-3911

Online reporting

Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Call 24 hours/day, 7 days/week

English or Spanish Available

Telephone: 1-800-662-4357

Trans Lifeline

Trans Lifeline
Call between 10am-4pm, 7 days/week

Telephone: 877-565-8860

Suicide / Self-Harm

FAQ's About Suicide

5 Action Steps for Helping Someone in Emotional Pain

Preventing Teen Suicide: Tips for Peers

Teen Suicide Prevention
In this video, descriptions of common signs of suicide in teens is provided. There is also information shared about how to respond to a suicidal teen.

Cornell Research Program on Self-Injury and Recovery

5 Self Harm Lies
With self-harm becoming a more common issue among youth, there are many misconceptions out there. This video highlights 5 common myths related to self-harm.

Domestic Violence

Understand Relationship Abuse
Understand relationship abuse: domestic violence is a pattern of behaviors to maintain power & control an intimate relationship

Understand Consent
Understanding consent in relationships: Often used in physical or sexual terms, consent has more to do with decisions than actions.

Relationship Spectrum
All relationships exist on a spectrum from healthy to abusive, with unhealthy relationships somewhere in the middle. 

Create a Safety Plan
Create a safety plan using our interactive safety planning tool, which asks a set of questions to help survivors identify their options. 

Power and Control
Power and Control Wheel: A useful lens for examining domestic violence, these are tactics an abusive partner may use in a relationship. 

How to Set Boundaries
How to set relationship boundaries: Regardless of your dating status, setting and respecting boundaries is essential to every relationship.