Mental & Emotional Wellness
Tips for Staying Emotionally Healthy
- Take care of yourself. Get some exercise; take a walk; practice deep breathing; eat healthy foods.
- Connect with people you love. Do not self-isolate. Call, text, or talk with those you trust about your feelings and emotions.
- Limit your news and social media intake to once a day.
- Get enough sleep. Stick to a regular sleep schedule. Wind down at night by stretching, reading, or meditating.
Crisis Lines – Suicide Prevention
- Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741 and connect with a Crisis Counselor, 24/7, who will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255(TALK). Trained crisis workers offer free, confidential support for people in distress. Prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones.
- Students in Crisis: Download the SafeUT app. Students can call the crisis line, chat with a clinician, 24/7. In a crisis, text or call 833-372-3388. (Many Utah schools endorse SafeUT download app for their students.)
- Utah Crisis Line and Mobile Outreach Team: 1-801-587-3000. (https://healthcare.utah.edu) Provides 24-hour phone service staffed by mental health professionals for crisis intervention, suicide prevention, information and referral, emotional support.
Before a crisis level, get help by calling the "Warm Line" for encouragement and support: 801-587-1055.
Crisis Lines and Resources for Abuse or Domestic Violence
- National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-422-4453. Crisis intervention, referrals, 24/7 support. (https://www.childhelphotline.org)
- National Sexual Assault Hotline: (English and Spanish) 1-800-656-4673 (https://www.rainn.org)
- Utah Domestic Violence: 1-800-897-5465(LINK) - Utah Domestic Violence Coalition (https://www.udvc.org) 24/7 Help and support for victims and survivors.
- Younique Foundation: Free hope and healing retreats and support groups for women survivors of childhood sexual abuse. (www.youniquefoundation.org)
Mental Health Support
- NAMI Utah (https://namiut.org) offers free support groups and education for anyone impacted by mental health conditions in Utah – including those with mental health conditions and their family members or loved ones. Programs in English and Spanish, help participants realize they are not alone; recovery is possible and treatment works. Call 801-323-9900 or (877) 230-6264.