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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline number is 800-273-TALK (8255).

Indiana has five National Suicide Prevention Lifeline centers.

Families First


A Better Way Services

Mental Health America of Tippecanoe County, Inc.

Crisis Contact

The five crisis centers cover 37 counties and answered 17,982 calls in 2017.

See the covered counties on this map.

Call To Action

Fifty-five counties are not covered by the five Indiana NSPL crisis centers. Whenever someone calls the NSPL that is in a county not covered by an Indiana crisis center, then the call is routed out of state and into the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline backup center, where calls could take five minutes or longer to be answered. We want to ensure that any Hoosier who reaches out throught the NSPL not only gets a response in less than 10 seconds; but, that they get a response from the closest Hoosier NSPL Lifeline crisis center. If your organization is interested in becoming part of the NSPL – Contact Matt Taylor mtaylor@mhaofnyc.org via email and CC Jason Murrey, Jason.murrey@fssa.in.gov. You can also contact Jason Murrey directly at 317-966-5408.

2017 call data (including calls made to Veteran Crisis Line) by county

Adams DeKalb Henry Marion Posey Union
Allen Delaware Howard Marshall Pulaski Vanderburgh
Bartholomew Dubois Huntington Martin Putnam Vermillion
Benton Elkhart Jackson Miami Randolph Vigo
Blackford Fayette Jasper Monroe Ripley Wabash
Boone Floyd Jay Montgomery Rush Warren
Brown Fountain Jefferson Morgan St. Joseph Warrick
Carroll Franklin Jennings Newton Scott Washington
Cass Fulton Johnson Noble Shelby Wayne
Clark Gibson Knox Ohio Spencer Wells
Clay Grant Kosciusko Orange Starke White
Clinton Greene LaGrange Owen Steuben Whitley
Crawford Hamilton Lake Parke Sullivan  
Daviess Hancock La Porte Perry Switzerland  
Dearborn Harrison Lawrence Pike Tippecanoe  
Decatur Hendricks Madison Porter Tipton