Division of Police

Mental Health & Crisis Intervention

The Cleveland Division of Police  provides  mental health and crisis intervention  services and information. CIT Officers are trained to provide assistance to those experiencing a mental health crisis.

Do you or someone you know need help?

Call 9-1-1 and ask for help from a CIT (Crisis Intervention Team)  Officer who is trained to assist people experiencing a mental health crisis.

Non-Life-Threatening Emergencies

For non-life-threatening emergencies, use these resources:

  • The 24-hour hotline for Suicide Prevention, Mental Health/Addiction Crisis, Information, and Referrals operated by Frontline Service: (216) 623-6888
  • The Alcohol, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board of Cuyahoga County is responsible for the planning, funding and monitoring of public mental health and addiction treatment and recovery services delivered to the residents of Cuyahoga County.
  • Crisis chat: suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat
  • United Way's 2-1-1 HelpLink provides free, professional and confidential information and service navigation to help people understand their options, resolve problems and improve their lives. There is also a chat center available for online assistance.
  • The Mobile Crisis Unit operated by FrontLine Service
  • The Crisis Stabilization Unit operated by FrontLine Service, which has 15 beds total with two reserved for Cleveland Division of Police as diversion beds.
  • Traumatic Loss Response Team operated by FrontLine Service
  • The Cuyahoga County Diversion Center is a 50-bed facility that provides those exhibiting signs of mental illness or addiction with treatment as an alternative to county jail