As a large part of this initiative, JFS strives to decrease the suicide rate. JFS is working achieve this goal through education, conversation, and support. This page is a resource for those who may be in search of help for themselves, for family members, or friends.

Houston Crisis Hotline

or 1.866.970.4770

Crisis Intervention


Teen Talk

(call) 832.416.1199
(text) 281.20.4430

Youth Crisis Hotline


National Suicide Prevention

800.273.TALK (8255)

JFS provides counseling services to children, adolescents, adults, and elderly. Please visit the webpage listed below to learn more:

Mental Health First Aid

Training’s for first aid and CPR are readily available. It’s time to treat mental health issues like any other medical issue. Mental Health First Aid helps you to identify, understand, and respond to signs of addictions and mental illness just as first aid and CPR help you respond to those in physical need. Jewish Family Services will provide several Mental Health First Aid trainings, both adult and youth, throughout the year.