Suicide Prevention

Recognizing that the complex issue of suicide cannot be solved through behavioral health or medical models alone, CHP has been the backbone organization for the Suicide Prevention Collaborative of El Paso County since 2020, and began serving as the fiscal agent for the Teller County Mental Health Alliance in 2022.

Getting Help

For someone with an immediate life-threatening emergency, dial 9-1-1 for assistance.

Crisis Services

Colorado Crisis Services Hotline: Get connected to a crisis counselor or trained professional 24//7 who will assess risk and determine if a mobile response is necessary.

• Call 1-844-493-8255, or text “TALK” to 38255

Crisis Stabilization Units

There is a crisis stabilization unit in Colorado Springs where individuals may receive immediate help at no charge 24/7.

• 115 S. Parkside Dr., Colorado Springs, CO 80909-6071

Providing support

If you are interested in becoming involved in the El Paso County Suicide Prevention Collaborative, email If you are interested in Teller County Suicide Prevention, email