Crisis Help

HCIC’s Crisis Help Hotline Information

We are here to help.

For life-threatening emergencies, please dial 911.

If you or a loved one is experiencing a mental health crisis, call HCIC’s Crisis Line at 1-877-756-4090.

For hearing impaired, please use the Arizona Relay Service at 711 or (800) 367-8939, or find internet assistance at

Emergency services never require prior authorization.

How to Tell the Signs of Distress

Signs of distress may include any of the following physical and emotional reactions:

  • Sleeping too much or too little
  • Stomachaches or headaches
  • Anger, feeling edgy or lashing out at others
  • Overwhelming sadness
  • Worrying a lot of the time; feeling guilty but not sure why
  • Feeling like you have to keep busy
  • Lack of energy or always feeling tired
  • Drinking alcohol, smoking or using tobacco more than usual; using illegal drugs
  • Eating too much or too little
  • Not connecting with others
  • Feeling like you won’t ever be happy again
  • Rejecting help

HCIC’s distress hotline: 1-877-756-4090