Organizations that provide in-person or telephone assistance for people who are in acute emotional distress; who are a danger to themselves or to others; who are having suicidal feelings; or who are hysterical, frightened or otherwise unable to cope with a problem that requires immediate action. Use this code for crisis intervention services or hotlines not specified below or for organizations that offer multiple types of crisis intervention, hotline services.
Key words: Crisis Intervention Groups; Telephone Crisis Hotlines; Helplines; Hotlines; Mental Health Hotlines; Suicide Prevention
See also: Addictive Disorders N.E.C.; Substance Abuse Dependency, Prevention & Treatment; Child Abuse Prevention; Family Violence Shelters