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Asking for help is a STRENGTH not a weakness

The 988 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.

Northeast Michigan Community Mental Health(after hours crisis lines)

989-356-2161 or 800-968-1964 or 

Hearing Impaired  711

Michigan Crisis Text Line available 24/7

Text with a certified counselor

Text “HOME” to 741741

 

Michigan Peer Support 

(talk to individuals who have personal experience with mental illness) 10am-2am

888-733-7753

 

National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) 

Monday-Friday 10am-8pm

800-950-6264

 

Veterans Crisis Hotline Number

800-273-8255 press ‘1’

What can I say when asking for support?

Reach Out

When you get a chance can you contact me? I feel really alone and could use some support.

Contact a loved one

I don’t want to die, but I don't know how to live. Talking with you may help me feel safe. Are you free to talk?

Express your feelings

This is really hard for me to say but I’m having painful thoughts and it might help to talk. Are you free?

Check in

I’m struggling right now and just need to talk to someone — can we chat?

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