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.

Become A Partner

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.

You're not alone. Let us Help.

Crisis Intervention

Immediate Help

Traumatic Loss Support

News & Events

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.

Applied Suicide Intervention Training (ASIST)

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June 22, 2016
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

ASIST – June 22-23, 2016 (Baton Rouge)

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Don’t miss this opportunity to register for Applied Suicide Intervention Training (ASIST), a 2-day workshop that is the gold standard around the world for suicide intervention training.  Participants can earn 12.5 CEUs in time for June 30th!

Participants will have an opportunity to

  • explore their own attitudes about suicide
  • learn how to recognize and assess the risk of suicide
  • lean how to use an effective suicide intervention model
  • practice suicide intervention skills in a safe environment
  • learn about available community resources

At the end of the workshop, participants will be feeling more willing, ready and able to help a person at risk for suicide.

Dates:  June 22-23, 2016
Times:  8:30am – 4:30pm
Location:  3013 Old Forge, Baton Rouge, LA  70808

Please contact us if you have any questions not answered on our website regarding the upcoming ASIST Training . 

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.