Crisis Services

Crisis Services

Pend Oreille County Counseling Services provides crisis intervention services to ensure personal and public safety. Services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. No appointment necessary for walk-in crisis services.

For crisis services during office hours, please call 509-447-5651 or 800-404-5151. For emergency services after-hours, call 877-266-1818 and a crisis counselor will be available to discuss your needs.

For immediate assistance with life threatening and/or medically dangerous situations, call 911.

Please note that the crisis line is not intended for use as a line to leave messages. You may leave a message by calling our office at 509-447-5651.

Suicide Prevention

Potential Warning Signs:

  • Talking or joking about death, dying, or suicide
  • Making a plan to die
  • Not caring about things that used to matter
  • Giving away important things or hinting at not being around anymore
  • Signs of depression like sadness, moodiness, anger, and/or hopelessness
  • Abusing alcohol or drugs
  • Changes in behavior, mood, or just not seeming like themselves
  • Changes in appearance or performance

What You Can Do:

  • Show them that you care
  • Ask how they are feeling
  • Listen carefully
  • Get help right away
  • Never promise to keep this a secret
  • Keep talking until someone listens

Where to Get Help:

  • Pend Oreille County Counseling Services – 509-447-5651 or 800-833-6388
  • After-Hours Crisis Line – 877-266-1818
  • National Suicide Help Line – 800-273-TALK (8255)
  • National Crisis Text Line – text HOME to 741741
  • Trans Lifeline – 877-565-8860
  • Teen Text Line – 844-814-8336