Need Immediate Assistance?

If you or someone you know is in imminent danger of harming themselves, or a danger to someone else, go to the nearest emergency facility or call 911.

Kalamazoo Emergency Facilities

Borgess Medical Center Emergency Room

  • Provides immediate psychiatric assessment and treatment 24 hours a day
  • 1521 Gull Road, Kalamazoo, MI 49048
  • (269) 226-4815

Bronson Hospital Emergency Room

  • 601 John Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
  • (269) 341-6386
Integrated Services of Kalamazoo (ISK) Behavioral Health Urgent Care
  • Provides immediate urgent behavioral health crisis care 24 hours a day for all ages and incomes, with or without insurance coverage.
  • 440 W. Kalamazoo Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49007
  • (269)373-6000

After-Hours Hotlines 

Gryphon Place 211 or (269) 381-4357

  • 24-hour HELP-Line is available to anyone in crisis and can be used by individuals of all ages
  • Call Gryphon Place by dialing 211 or (269) 381-4357

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800) 273-8255

  • A national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress
  • 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Crisis Text Line  Text “START” to 741741 

  • Serves anyone in any type of crisis, providing access to free, emotional support and information via texting
  • 24 hours a day, seven days a week, free, confidential

How Crisis Text Line works:

  • Text START to 741741 
  • A trained specialist receives the text and responds quickly
  • The specialist helps the person stay safe and healthy with effective, secure counseling and referrals through text message using Crisis Text Line’s platform

Sexual assault victims seeking help and support 

  • Text request for help to (866) 238-1454. Part of the Michigan Voices4 Sexual Assault Hotline.

STEVE Fund crisis line for young people of color

  •  The STEVE Fund has set up a crisis text line for young persons of color who are feeling stressed, depressed or anxious
  • Text STEVE to 741741 to connect with a trained crisis counselor 24 hours a day, seven days a week