Crisis Center


Life can sometimes seem overwhelming. If you're not sure where to turn, we're here for you. We help people through rough times in their lives. If something's important to you, it's important to us. We're here to listen.

We provide crisis intervention, suicide prevention, and information and referral, 24/7.

Everyone has the right to be listened to without judgment or criticism. You can talk and know we listen with respect and confidentiality. We believe everyone has the capacity to resolve their own problems with support.

You can now connect to one of our Crisis Intervention Specialist by texting SAFE2TALK to 765-742-0244.


Crisis Center Numbers

Crisis Line - Call or Text: 765-742-0244
Toll-free Crisis Line:  877-419-1632


Crisis Center Volunteering

Volunteer Application

Volunteer Training

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer Crisis Intervention Specialist (CIS) please submit the volunteer application online or bring a copy to MHA at 914 South Street, Lafayette.

Upcoming Crisis Intervention Specialist Trainings

Summer Training:

Session 1 | Thursday, June 7 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Part 1

Session 2 | Friday, June 8 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Part 2

Session 3 | Monday, June 11 | 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Empathy & Values

Session 4 | Wednesday, June 13 | 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Problems & Options

Session 5 | Monday, June 18 | 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Assertiveness & Emergency

Session 6 | Wednesday, June 20 | 8:00 am - 12:00 pm - Cultural Competency, New CIS Orientation & Graduation

  • A graduation ceremony and reception will be held immediately following the New CIS Orientation at 12:00 noon at MHA.

*attendance at all summer sessions is required


Fall Training:

Session 1 | Friday, September 21 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Part 1

Session 2 | Saturday, September 22 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm  - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Part 2

Session 3 | Tuesday, September 25 |5:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Empathy & Values

Session 4 | Thursday, September 27 | 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Problems & Options

Session 5 | Tuesday, October 2 | 5:00 pm -9:00 pm - Assertiveness & Emergency

Session 6 | Thursday, October 4 | 8:00 am - 12:00 pm  - Cultural Competency, New CIS Orientation & Graduation

  • A graduation ceremony and reception will be held immediately following the New CIS Orientation at 12:00 noon at MHA.

*attendance at all fall sessions is required



We're available to help in whatever language is best for you. 

Call 765-742-0244.

Estamos disponibles para ayudar en cualquier idioma que es mejor para usted.

Llame al 765-742-0244. 

You can also reach us by calling toll free:

877-419-1632.




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