Crisis Support

Emergency assistance is not available through this website

Dial 911 if you are experiencing a medical emergency or to report a crime.

If you’re not sure whether the situation is a true emergency, officials recommend calling 911 and letting the call-taker determine whether you need emergency help.

When you call 911, be prepared to answer the call-taker’s questions, which may include:

  • The location of the emergency, including the street address
  • The phone number you are calling from
  • The nature of the emergency
  • Details about the emergency, such as a physical description of a person who may have committed a crime or a description of injuries or symptoms being experienced by a person having a medical emergency.

Tell the operator if the emergency involves a person with mental illness so the Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Police can respond to the situation. They can provide an evaluation of the situation, and if needed, de-escalate and transport individuals experiencing a crisis to the appropriate facilities. Evaluation, treatment, and referrals are provided as necessary by the receiving facilities.

If you or someone you know are experiencing any of the following, please call 911.

  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Thoughts about hurting yourself or someone else
  • Feelings and thoughts of sadness, hopelessness, depression
  • Feelings and thoughts of anxiety, nervousness, paranoia
  • Problems with alcohol, prescription drugs, and/or illegal drugs
  • Problems with your feelings and behavior that are interfering with work, school and/or relations with others
  • Hearing voices and/or seeing things that do not exist

Tell the operator if the emergency involves a person with mental illness so the Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Police can respond to the situation. They can provide an evaluation of the situation, and if needed, de-escalate and transport individuals experiencing a crisis to the appropriate facilities. Evaluation, treatment, and referrals are provided as necessary by the receiving facilities.

Speak to someone right away for a non-emergency crisis

Thriving Mind Consumer Hotline

For assistance or questions related to mental health, substance use and other community services.

M-F, 8AM–4:30PM

1 (888) 248-3111

Please dial 211 for assistance when the hotline is unavailable.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Free and confidential emotional support for people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.

24 Hrs / 7 Days

1 (800) 273-8255

Mobile Crisis Team in South Florida

An outreach service that provides mobile crisis intervention and assessment for adults.

24 Hrs / 7 Days

(305) 774-3616

(305) 774-3617

More Resources

211 Helpline

For adult and children’s social services information and referrals, and crisis counseling.

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Dial 211

311 Helpline

For Miami-Dade community resources and transportation information.

M-F 7AM-7PM, Sat 8AM–5PM

Dial 311

Helpline Inc.

A crisis and information hotline for individuals in the Florida Keys

24 hours a day/ 7 days a week

1-800-955-5504

JCS Access

Jewish Community Services information and referral service

305-576-6550

305-631-4211

Acute Care Bed Inventory

View real-time local bed availability for children and adults in our mental health and substance use system.

View Bed Inventory

Family Resources

View our list of support groups, helplines and other resources for families coping with a mental health or substance use issue.

View Resources

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