Call 911 if you are facing a dangerous situation.
National Resources for a Mental Health Crisis
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 273-TALK (8255)
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a free, 24-hour hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Calls will be routed to the nearest crisis center to you.
- Call for yourself or someone you care about
- Free and confidential
- A network of over 150 centers nationwide
- Available 24/7
Crisis Text Line
Text START to 741741
The Crisis Text Line is available 24/7 to help you with any kind of crisis. Visit www.crisistextline.org/faq to learn more about how the Crisis Text Line works.
Youth America Hotline
(877) YOUTHLINE (968-8454)
The Youth America Hotline is a free peer-to-peer hotline network that links callers to community-based peer counseling hotlines.
Veterans Crisis Line
(800) 273-8255 and Press 1
The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text.
Suicide Prevention in College Resource Guide
This online guide, created by Affordable Colleges Online, is designed to offer hope and help for college students who are experiencing suicidal thoughts, as well as their friends and family.
NAMI Information Helpline
(800) 950-NAMI (6264)
Trained volunteers provide information, referrals, and support to all who have questions about or are affected by serious mental illness. The NAMI Information Helpline is available Monday through Friday, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm EST.
Local Resources for a Mental Health Crisis
Talbert House Crisis Hotline
(513) 281-CARE (2273) or text Talbert to 839863
This 24-hour suicide and crisis hotline offers crisis intervention and information and referral services to individuals of any age.
Warren and Clinton County Crisis Hotline
(877) 695-NEED (6333)
This 24-hour telephone offers support to residents of Warren and Clinton Counties for emergencies related to mental health and substance abuse.
Clermont County Crisis Hotline
This free and confidential hotline is available 24-7 and provides suicide prevention, crisis intervention and referral information to Clermont County youth and adults.
Mobile Crisis Team at University Hospital
To refer an adult or child, call (513) 584-5098. Mobile Crisis is available Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 12:00 am and Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 pm to 8:30 pm.
After hours, referrals can be made through Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES). Call (513) 584-8577. PES will page the Mobile Crisis Team if necessary.
Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES)
Provides round-the-clock care to patients in crisis with psychiatric emergencies, or for those experiencing suicidal and/or homicidal feelings.
Psychiatric Intake Response Center (PIRC) at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
Located within Cincinnati Children’s, PIRC is the admission and evaluation center for all psychiatric services.
Hamilton County Mental Health Access Point (MHAP)
Mental Health Access Point (MHAP) exists as the front door to the Hamilton County public mental health system. MHAP, a division of Central Clinic, provides assessment, support, and connections for children and adults residing in Hamilton County who are in need of mental health services.
(513) 931-WARM (9276)
The Cincinnati Warmline is a peer resource available 24/7. The Warmline provides a safe, confidential place to talk and be heard.