• If you are experiencing emotional distress in the context of the COVID-19 crisis, get help from:

    Michigan Stay Well Counseling via the COVID-19 Hotline
    Call 1-888-535-6136
    Press "8" to talk to a Michigan Stay Well counselor.
    Counselors available 24/7 - confidential and free


    National Disaster Distress Helpline
    Call: 1-800-985-5950
    Text the keyword TALKWITHUS to 66746
    Available 24/7

  • If you are thinking of taking your life, get help from a local crisis line. Click on this interactive map to find the crisis line nearest you.

    Or get help from:

    National Suicide Crisis Line
    Call: 1-800-273-8255  - Available 24/7
    Visit:  suicidepreventionlifeline.org

    National Suicide Prevention Deaf and Hard of Hearing Hotline
    Access 24/7 video relay service
    Call: 1-800-273-8255 (TTY 1-800-799-4889)
    Visit:  suicidepreventionlifeline.org/help-yourself/for-deaf-hard-of-hearing/

  • If you are experiencing emotional stress and anxiety but are more comfortable texting than talking, get help from:

    Michigan Crisis Text Line
    Text the keyword RESTORE to 741741 
    Open 24/7

  • If you want local help from the nearest Community Mental Health Services Program (CMH) get help from:

    Calling your local 24/7 CMH crisis line found on this interactive map 

    For non-crisis mental health services, visit 

  • If you are living with serious mental illness or substance use challenges and feel it will help lower your stress if you talk with someone who understands these issues, get help from:

    Michigan PEER Warmline 
    1-888-PEER-753   (888-733-7753) 
    Available every day from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m.

  • If you have questions about COVID-19 illness, Executive Orders, or related issues, get help from:

    MDHHS COVID-19 Hotline and Email Response
    Call: 1-888-535-6136  / 8 am – 5 pm, Monday through Friday
    Email:  COVID19@michigan.gov  / 8 am – 5 pm, Monday through Friday (closed on state holidays)