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Crisis services

Are you or a loved one in a behavioral health crisis? This is when you think you might hurt yourself or someone else. Or you’re feeling overwhelmed and find it hard to cope with stress.

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Call a crisis line for help

Call a crisis line for help

Someone can help you 24 hours day, 7 days a week to provide crisis help, support and referrals.

Arizona behavioral health crisis line

Call 1-844-534-4673 or 1-844-534-HOPE. Or text HOPE to 4HOPE (44673).

Other crisis lines

Arizona lines

National lines

  • National suicide prevention hotline: Dial 988 or 1-800-273-8255
  • National crisis text line: Text HOME to 741741
  • Veterans Crisis Line: 988, press 1

When you call, someone will listen to understand what’s going on. They'll help you find the best way to meet your needs. You may also be able to get a ride to services if you’re in a crisis. 

Call 911 if your life, or someone else’s life, is in danger.
 

  • Thoughts of suicide 
  • COVID-19 isolation or worry
  • Substance use 
  • Divorce or relationship issues
  • Anxiety and depression 
  • Grief and loss 
  • Violence or abuse 

If it’s not an emergency
You can still call the crisis line. But you can also call your:

  • Provider
  • Therapist
  • Clinical team 

More resources


You can learn more about crisis services.