Mental & Emotional Wellness

Be familiar with current mental and emotional health resources in Utah, including crisis lines for suicide prevention and abuse.

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. ( 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. (
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline: (English and Spanish) 1-800-656-4673 (
  • Utah Domestic Violence:  1-800-897-5465(LINK) - Utah Domestic Violence Coalition ( 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. (  

Mental Health Support    

  • NAMI Utah (  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.