GET HELP FOR YOUR CHILD, Your TEEN

 

It’s okay to not be okay. 

Whatever you are going through, you don’t have to go through it alone. We’re here to help you get the support you need.

Are you or someone you love in immediate need of help?

Below is a guide to help you understand what options you can take in extreme risk, moderate risk, or low-risk situations.

 

EXTREME RISK:

DIAL 9-1-1 IF SOMEONE IS:

  • Bleeding
  • Has ingested something toxic,
  • Has a weapon
  • Is currently in the process of self-harming or harming others,
  • Causing property damage
  • ALL OF THE ABOVE

MODERATE RISK:

SUMMIT COUNTY CRISIS SERVICE 1-800-273-8255 IF SOMEONE IS:

  • Experiencing any kind of suicidal thoughts
  • Experiencing emotional disturbances or distress
  • If you are simply concerned about a loved one and want support on what to do or how to help
  • This line is staffed 24/7 with licensed mental health clinicians and peers. If the situation escalates while on the phone, they will contact local dispatch and support you or your loved one by initiating a welfare check.

LOW RISK:

  • Ask the person if they are in danger of hurting themselves or others. If they are, refer to MODERATE RISK.
  • Click below for a great navigation resource.

Additional Community Resources

Trevor Project

A suicide prevention HOTLINE for LBGTQ+ youth.
You have a safe place to turn.
Call them anytime.

SAFE UT

An app for teens to chat, text, and talk anonymously
with someone you can trust.
Download the app today and have it on your phone.