The SafeUT Crisis Chat and Tip Line is a statewide service that provides real-time crisis intervention to youth through live chat and a confidential tip program – right from your smartphone.
MCOT • Mobile Crisis Outreach Team
UNI MCOT provides free, prompt, face-to-face response to any resident of Salt Lake County who is experiencing a behavioral health crisis. Available all-day and all-night. The organization also offers consultation and support to individuals, families and schools.
Stabilization & Mobile Response: Utah Dept. of Human Services
SMR works for families to minimize the impact of challenges, create safety plans, and connect families to other helpful resources. They may also provide additional services that teach skills to improve family functioning and mitigate future challenges.
Salt Lake County Youth Services: Counseling Services
Services include immediate crisis counseling for youth and families, as well as short-term 60-day counseling intervention, and longer term mental health counseling. Longer-term services are available for Medicaid-qualified youth.
Salt Lake County Youth Services: Juvenile Receiving Center
Salt Lake and West Jordan locations
Youth and families that do not have an appointment but need to speak with someone right away can access free crisis counseling by phone or in person at the Juvenile Receiving Center. This all-day and all-night service is for 8- to 17-year-old children.
The Trevor Project
· TrevorLifeline: 1.866.488.7386
· TrevorText: Text START to 678678
· TrevorChat: via the website
Available daily from 1 to 8 p.m. MST. This service provides support for students (primarily LGBTQ+ students) in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgement-free place to talk.
UNI’s mental and behavioral health services focus on treating all aspects of the individual to achieve balance in mental health. Specialists treat conditions like anxiety, eating disorders, major depression, mood disorders, personality disorders, schizophrenia, and substance abuse/chemical dependency for all ages.
Text Line: Text Start to 741-741
Clinicians provide prompt and compassionate crisis intervention, suicide prevention, information, and referrals as well as follow-up services, emotional support, and assistance to individuals experiencing emotional distress or psychiatric crisis. This service is available all-day and all-night.
UNI Receiving Center
501 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
A secure, short-term (up to 23 hours) center that provided therapeutic crisis management, an assessment based on strengths and psychiatric needs, medication intervention, and wellness/recovery/discharge planning. This service is available all-day and all-night.
Live On. Utah
Live On is a statewide effort to prevent suicide by promoting education, providing resources, and changing our culture around suicide and mental health.