The Monroe Mobile Crises Team is a mobile psychiatric emergency team for individuals and families within Monroe County who are experiencing a crisis in mental health. Its services are designed to divert individuals who are not at risk of harming themselves, as well as their families, from the county’s psychiatric emergency departments.
A team of mental health professionals go to the individual or family in their home, place of employment, school, etc. There are no age restrictions.
Services provided include:
Phone: (585) 529-3721
The Trevor Project is an LGBTQIA+ crisis intervention and suicide prevention hotline only for those under 25 years old.
Text: Text "START" to 678-678
Teen Link is a confidential and anonymous help line for teens. Trained teen volunteers are available to talk with you about any issue of concern. No issue is too big or too small!
Call or Text: 866-833-6546
Evenings: 2:00pm - 10:00pm
24 Hour Crisis Line: 866-427-4747
They provide a safe space that is anonymous and confidential where young callers can speak on many different issues and concerns including, but limited to, coming out issues, gender and/or sexuality identities, relationship concerns, bullying, isolation, anxiety at school, family issues, HIV/AIDS concerns, safer sex information, suicide, and much more.
TXT 4 HELP is a nationwide, 24-hour text-for-support service for teens in crisis.
TXT 4 HELP works anywhere in the US, and extends access to safety for teens. TXT 4 HELP can be used for the same reason a young person may go to a Safe Place site - abuse, bullying, family problems, depression, suicidal thoughts, and others. TXT 4 HELP counselors can provide support via text, and can offer additional suggestions for immediate help regardless of where you are.
Text “safe” and your current location (address, city, state) to 4HELP (44357).
Started by youth, for youth.
And much more.
Phone: 24 Hour Crisis Line 585-271-7670
Address: 905 Monroe Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620
Greyhound bus is teaming up with the National Runaway Safeline to safely bring runaways back home. As part of the Home Free Program, free rides home are being offered to runaways between the ages of 12 and 21.
To get a free ticket, youth are asked to call the NRS helpline and let them know they are ready to be reunited with their family.
There must be a runaway report already filed for the youth to be eligible for the ticket.
The Home Free program can only be used on two occasions by the same person. Free tickets are also being offered to the parent or legal guardian if the runaway is under the age of 15.
You can reach the NRS helpline at 1-800-786-2929.
Greyhound bus station near you: https://www.greyhound.com/en-us/destinations
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