Are you in crisis?

If you, or someone you know, is in suicidal crisis or emotional distress, please call:


How can we help?

You can call the crisis center for any of the following reasons:

  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Information on suicide
  • Information on mental health/illness
  • Substance abuse/addiction
  • To help a friend or loved one
  • Relationship problems
  • Abuse/Violence
  • Economic problems
  • Sexual orientation issues
  • Physical illness
  • Loneliness
  • Family problems

How can I call?

We're available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • Dial 1.800.273.TALK (8255)
  • TTY users: 1.800.799.4TTY (4889)
  • Para obtener asistencia en espanol durante las 24 houras, llame al: 1.888.628.9454


Are you in crisis?
Children & Families


Department of Community Health

Medicaid Provider Manual: Contains coverage, billing, and reimbursement policies for Medicaid, Children's Special Health Care Services, Adult Benefits Waiver, Maternity Outpatient Medical Services (MOMS), and other healthcare programs administered by the Department of Community Health.

Family Support Resources

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Ele's Place
National Federation of Families
Parent to Parent

Advocacy Organizations for Children’s Mental Health

National Alliance on Mental Illness
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder (CHADD)
Attachment and Trauma Network
Child Welfare League of America


Idea Partnership
Families and Advocates


National Center for Children in Poverty


Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund
National Disability Rights Network

Developmental Disabilities

Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan

Autism Support of Kent County