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it's okay to ask for help

in crisis?

call 9-8-8

We all face moments of crisis but we don’t have to face them alone. 9-8-8 provides 24/7, free, and confidential support for people and their loved ones in emotional distress. If you have concerns surrounding depression, suicide, addiction, bullying, sexuality, or any other stressful situation, call or text 9-8-8 anytime. Talking with someone about your thoughts and feelings can help your overall well-being. 

The local 269-381-HELP crisis line remains available 24/7/365.

"They saved my life last night. After talking with someone on the phone, I reached out to my dad and we made a plan. Because of them, I am here today."

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Should I call 9-8-8?

From general overwhelming stress to thoughts of suicide, no crisis is too big or small to call 9-8-8. Talking with someone about your thoughts and feelings can save your life.

additional resources


ASK Family Services      Bronson Battle Creek Sexual Assault Services       Bronson Healthcare Systems      Dial Help      Integrated Services of Kalamazoo      National Suicide Prevention Lifeline       Newaygo Community Mental Health      Ozone House      Pines Behavioral Health

Safe Delivery       Southwest Michigan Behavioral Health       St. Joseph Community Mental Health      The Right Door 

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