Crisis Services

  • Crisis Services

    988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

    • The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (formerly known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline) offers 24/7 call, text and chat access to trained crisis counselors who can help people experiencing suicidal, substance use, and/or mental health crisis, or any other kind of emotional distress. You can also dial 988 if they are worried about a loved one who may need crisis support.

    Erie County Suicide Prevention Coalition

    • 24 Hour Hotline -

      • Phone: 716-834-3131 ( in Erie County)

      • Phone: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)(outside of Erie County)

    • 24 Hour Crisis Counselor - Text: HOME to 741741

    Crisis Services Counseling Hotline

    • Youth and Adolescents only -

      • Phone: 716-834-1144 (Local)

      • Phone: 1-877-KIDS400 (543-7400) (National)