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Suicide Prevention
and Crisis Intervention Services



The Long Island Crisis Center has highly-trained counselors available to speak to Long Island Residents in crisis via their 24/7 hotline and Crisis Chat services available Monday-Friday from 7pm-11pm.

(516) 679-1111

The Mobile Crisis Team responds in the same day and provides supportive crisis intervention for children and adults who are experiencing an emotional disturbance, interpersonal crisis or psychiatric emergency. The Mobile Crisis Team responds 7 days a week from 10:00am to 11:00pm.

(516) 227-8255


The Diagnostic Assessment and Stabilization HUB (DASH) provides mental health counseling, crisis care, and substance abuse treatment for children and adults. These services are provided by Family Service League and are available to Suffolk County residents 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 


This Family Service League team responds to traumatic incidents, assessing the needs of individuals and groups who have experienced a critical event in the workplace, school or community. C-CAT is often deployed within hours of first contact and uses debriefings, defusing and one-on-one intervention to help mitigate the impact of traumatic situations.


Response runs a crisis intervention and referral hotline, offering callers support and helping them explore resources and support groups. Online chat and bilingual services are also available. The hotline serves callers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 


Crisis Residence is for both children and adults who reside in Suffolk County, New York. The purpose of Crisis Residence is for individuals who are experiencing a mental health crisis and/or are experiencing challenges in daily life that create risk for themselves or others that cannot be managed in the individual’s home and community environment without on-site supports.

Nationally Available Resources

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the United States.


If you are a veteran in crisis or worried about one, you can call the helpline, chat online, or text 838255 for 24/7 support. You do not need to be enrolled in VA benefits or health care to connect.

1-800-273-8255 press 1

text 838255

The Trevor Project provides free counseling services to LGBTQ youth (24 years old and younger) in crisis via phone, text, and online chat 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the United States.

  (866) 488-7386

 Crisis Text Line is here for any crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds from a secure online platform.

Text HOME to 741741

When people call, text, or chat with the 988 Lifeline, they are connected to trained crisis counselors who are part of the existing 988 Lifeline network, made up of over 200 local crisis centers. These crisis counselors are trained to provide free and confidential emotional support and crisis counseling to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress and connect them to resources. These services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, across the United States.

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