What to Expect when you call a Hotline

  1. You can access crisis services in Maine by calling 1-888-568-1112.
  2. Your call will automatically be connected to the closest crisis center in your geographic area.
  3. Crisis services are provided 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
  4. You can expect trained and competent guidance from local crisis program staff.
  5. Crisis centers offer:
    1. phone intervention and support;
    2. comprehensive face to face professional assessments; and
    3. treatment recommendations in the least restrictive environment as possible to meet your needs.

      This could include referral to outpatient services and community resources, a referral to a crisis unit, or hospitalization being recommended and/or facilitated to help you.
  6. Everyone has some rough times in life.  You do not have to deal with them alone.  Help is just one phone call away.