Skip to content

Crisis lines

Crisis lines provide direct support to individuals experiencing distress via telephone. The lines are typically confidential and can provide immediate support and problem-solving, and well as facilitate referrals to mental health and community support services.

Local Examples

Salt Lake County, UT University of Utah Neuropsychiatric Institute

  • The crisis line operates 24/7 and is staffed by licensed mental health therapists.
  • The warmline operates limited hours and is run by certified peer specialists.
For more information on this example, see this resource:



1 - Reduce bookings into jail
3 - Increase connection to treatment