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Suicide Prevention and Crisis Intervention Services

Nationwide Mental Health Hotline
DIAL: 988


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.

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.



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. 

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. 

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.


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.

Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime. Crisis Text Line is here for any crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds from a secure online platform.

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.

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.

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