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Common Ground provides 24/7, free and confidential support over phone, text message (SMS) and online chat. We are here for...


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Dial Help Inc is dedicated to providing 24/7, free, compassionate and confidential support by phone, text message (SMS) and...


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Ozone House is dedicated to providing 24/7, free and confidential support by phone, text message (SMS) and online chat. We are...


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At Arbor Circle, we are proud to be one of West Michigan’s most comprehensive providers of mental health counseling, substance...


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Tuscola Behavioral Health Systems provides 24/7, free and confidential support by phone. We exist to help everyone in Michigan,...


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Turning Point provides 24/7, free and confidential support and information over phone. We exist to help people in Michigan,...


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The Listening Ear is dedicated to providing free, compassionate and confidential support over phone. We are here to help...


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Resilience Advocates For Ending Violence offers 24/7, free and confidential support and information over phone. We are here to...


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Get free crisis counseling support for your mental health from a hotline or helpline in Michigan, United States

If you're looking for mental health support, or you're worried that a loved one could be having a mental health crisis, contacting a hotline or helpline can help. There are 46 crisis services you can contact in Michigan, United States.

It’s normal to feel nervous about making the call. Learn here about what to expect.

What are helplines or hotlines?

Helplines offer immediate mental health support to the public for free. When you contact a helpline, you will receive confidential counseling support either over the phone, text message or online chat. In some countries, helplines are also known as hotlines or crisis lines.

What kind of support do helplines offer?

Whether you need a listening ear, or help with what to do next, helpline staff can help. They will ask you questions to help you process your emotions or situation. They can also collaborate with you on what steps you might take to improve your situation, which can help you feel more in control and confident about the future.

If I contact a helpline, who will I talk to?

When you contact a helpline, you'll commonly speak to a volunteer or counselor who has been trained in crisis counseling or active listening, and is equipped to support you. Some helplines are operated by people who have a similar experience to the issue or topic that the helpline supports.

What topics do helplines and hotlines assist with?

Helplines offer free support to people who are experiencing mental health problems or an emotional crisis. Some helplines offer support for specific problems, such as suicide, domestic violence, abuse, anxiety, and depression, while others support particular types of people such as teenagers, children, the LGBTQ+ community or veterans. Some helplines support with any topic or issue, so you can talk to them about whatever you're going through.

Do helplines and hotlines support with thoughts of suicide?

In most countries, there is access to a suicide hotline number that you can call if you're having thoughts about wanting to die or ending your life. Suicide hotlines, often called lifelines or crisis lines, are usually accessible 24/7. Many suicide hotlines also support with all topics.

Can I contact a helpline for support with a person I'm worried about?

It can be worrying when a friend or family member is struggling with their mental health or experiencing a behavioral health crisis. Helplines will support you to better help your loved one, whether that is actions you could take to support them, or external support they might be able to access.

I'm in Michigan, United States. What hotlines and helplines are available to me?

In Michigan, United States, there are 46 hotlines and helplines that support with a range of topics.

Globally, there are over 2,000 helplines and hotlines, and the support they offer varies across topics and populations. What unites them is their shared aim to support people who are experiencing mental health distress or emotional pain. Helplines are there to assist you in a time of emotional pain, and to support those who may be noticing warning signs of an emotional crisis in those they care about.


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