If you are concerned about someone in a crisis, many of the following resources are available 24/7. Use the above buttons for more information. If you are dealing with an emergency, please call 911.
- SafeUT is a 24/7 crisis line that works with calls or texts. The app is available for download through the iOS App Store or Google Play. Individuals can also use SafeUT to leave a tip about a friend in crisis or other concern involving safety. Tips are sent to local schools during school hours.
- The University of Utah Neuropsychiatric Institute (UNI) has a crisis call line (801-587-3000) as well as a mobile crisis outreach team.
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available 24/7 for individuals who may be suicidal.
- National Crisis Text Line can be accessed 24/7 by texting HOME to 741741.
If you are anxious about calling or would like information about what happens when you call a crisis line, read this article from KSL News that describes what happens when you call a crisis line.
Community Mental Health Resources
- Youth Mental Health First Aid
- Jordan School District Local Community Mental Health Provider Spreadsheet
- Mental Health Resources Handout
Visit the SAMHSA site for a Treatment Finder through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration
Salt Lake County Youth Services
Salt Lake County Youth Services provides immediately available, free crisis counseling by phone or in person at the Juvenile Receiving Center 385-468-4470. This service does not require an appointment and is available 24-hours a day. Youth may come to a Juvenile Receiving Centers (JRC) on their own or parents may bring youth in for a break, respite, or individual/family crisis counseling.
- Salt Lake JRC: 177 W Price Avenue, South Salt Lake: Open 24/7 – (385) 468-4500
- West Jordan JRC: 8781 South Redwood Rd. Building # 3, West Jordan: Open Monday-Friday 8 AM to 8 PM – 385-468-4610
Valley Behavioral Health
Valley Behavioral Health provides counseling services throughout the Salt Lake Valley. Patrons of Jordan School District can call 801-284-4990 and identify themselves as being from Jordan School District. The receptionists at that number will gather information and set an appointment ASAP with a therapist with urgency and location a consideration. Valley Behavioral Health has several locations around the valley enabling the caller to get an appointment as soon as possible with the therapist and location nearest them. The cost for uninsured individuals will be on a sliding scale based on income.
The Optum Care Advocates (for individuals with Medicaid) can be reached by calling (877) 370-8953, and pressing 3. Individuals with Optum coverage can also search for mental health and substance abuse service providers throughout Salt Lake County.
List of Area Private Mental Health Therapists and Counselors Our partners at Hope4Utah have compiled a running list of the mental health providers that service our communities. This list is constantly being updated and the link above will connect you to the most recent version. This list includes information on specialties, insurance coverage, and credentials for each private agency.
Jordan School District Resources
Jordan Family Education Center
The Jordan Family Education Center provides weekly classes on anger management, parenting, dealing with divorce, anxiety, social skills, and many other important topics of wellness and mental health. You can also receive FREE counseling services through the Jordan Education Center. You can also call the number below to schedule an intake appointment or ask about specific classes. Call the Family Education Center at 801-565-7442.
Jordan Comprehensive School Counseling Program
Each of our Jordan District schools have qualified counselors who are available to support many of your child's needs. Visit your school's site or call the school to get in touch with your child's counselor.
Psychologists in Jordan District are part of our Guidance Department and every school also has a qualified psychologist who works hard to support your child.