FIND HELP AND SUPPORT
Every number you’ll need.
In an emergency, you should seek help immediately by calling 911.There are also many resources that can connect you to help and on-going support to get you through difficult times. Use the resources that work best for you. Below are all the numbers you’ll need to get help – all of which offer confidential assistance.
911 | Request a CIT officer
If you are currently experiencing a mental health crisis or medical emergency, call 911 and request to have a CIT officer deployed.
A Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) police officer is specially trained to react appropriately to situations involving mental health and illnesses.
Who to Talk to at Your School | Names & Phone Numbers
The idea of talking to someone about your thoughts and feelings can seem overwhelming. However, the therapists and life skills specialists at your school can understand what your are feeling and help you feel better.
|School Name & Phone Number||Therapist / Life Skills Specialist|
|Lantrianne Worden / Courtney Crockett|
|Jessica Laumann / Tom Jones|
|Alexandria Petry / Jillian Schleicher|
|Jessica Tomlinson / Jillian Schleicher|
|Grace Liegibel / Alyson McCarthy|
|Rachel Wedemire / Joileen Brewer|
|PLA @ IPS #103|
|Meaghan Rhoades / Ka'Meshia McGee / Samuel Richardson|
|Celeste Hedgespeth / Elizabeth Long|
|John Marshall Community High School|
|Tonyica Boykin / Lamar Sykes|
|Broad Ripple High School|
|Shortridge High School|
|McFarland Middle School|
|Positive Support Academy||Katie Wolven|
|Arlington High School||Abby Schmutte|
National Hotline | 800.273.8255
If you’re in a crisis, having suicidal thoughts or emotional distress, call this national hotline for free 24/7.
Community Behavioral Health Services | 317.621.5700
To schedule an appointment with a mental health professional, call Community Behavioral Health Services at 317.621.5700.
Chat Now | Online Crisis Chat
Lifeline Crisis Chat is a service of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. This free service can provide online emotional support, crisis intervention, and suicide prevention services. Connect with chat specialist 24/7 from your computer.
Text HelpNow to 20121
The text-for-help service connects you with a trained mental health responder quickly and easily from your phone.
Jason Foundation: A Friend Asks
A free app that provides the information, tools and resources to help a friend (or yourself) who may be struggling with thoughts of suicide.
A free self-help app that assists suicide survivors as they normalize their lives after a recent attempt.
Take charge of your mental health with myStrength. myStrength offers positive resources to improve mental health and overall well-being, with personalized programs to help with depression and anxiety. Use myStrength to track your current mood and receive in-the-moment inspiration to calm down, stop worrying and be positive, 24×7.
Note: To be eligible for myStrength, you must live or work near a Community Health Network facility.
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