What is Crisis Intervention?

With Every Phone Call, Text, Or Chat, We’re there.

Through Prevention, Intervention and Post-intervention services, the Crisis Intervention Center, Inc. strives to reduce emotional distress, raise hope, save lives, and improve outcomes in communities through the utilization of crisis intervention and traumatic loss services.

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How can my organization benefit from services provided by CIC?

Whether you are a hospital, a large healthcare organization or municipality, we have the resources, the processes and the people in place to make sure that you are equipped to handle those in your community who are in need of help.

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News & Events

New Jersey governor signs suicide prevention bill aimed at college students

Gov. Chris Christie on Monday signed into law a suicide prevention bill focusing on college students.

The measure, called The Madison Holleran Suicide Prevention Act, was inspired by a New Jersey high school track star and Ivy League college student who took her own life in January 2014.

The new law requires New Jersey colleges to make a mental health professional available around the clock to counsel students.

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WSJ Article: Tackling Workers’ Mental Health, One Text at a Time

Many companies across the country are using alternatives to reach employees in crisis. As employers seek to reduce the costs of untreated mental illness among staffers, more companies are trying mobile apps that help workers easily find and receive care.

Click Here to read full article published in the Wall Street Journal.

NYTimes: Facebook Offers Tools for Those Who Fear a Friend May Be Suicidal

Facebook is working to improve its ability to intervene in a situation where a user may be contemplating suicide. The new suicide prevention features recently added to the Facebook platform allow for peer support, access to a crisis line and other tips and support.  With more than 1.65 billion users worldwide posting regularly about their behavior, Facebook hopes this initiative will impact those considering suicide or other self harm.

To view full article published in New York Times, please click here.

Get Involved with CIC

Looking to give back to your community? CIC offers one of the most rewarding volunteer programs in Louisiana. We provide you with extensive education and training, to ensure you can help someone to the best of your abilities.

Donate & Fundraising Opportunities

A simple donation goes a long way. If you are interested in contributing to the CIC financially or any other kind of support we’d love to hear from you.

Talk To Us. We Care.

Unlike many non-profits, our work limits our ability to show the faces of those who depend on us most. By being able to share stories of perseverance with others, we can continue our mission for many years to come.