Purpose: Provide collaborative crisis-related services for all individuals/families experiencing suicidal thoughts, behaviors, or a death by suicide.

Services: Counseling services (individual, group, or family), assistance with access to in-patient or stabilization services, Traditional services, Faith-based services, Postvention and grief counseling services, or assistance with Involuntary Commitment application.

Volunteerism Requirements: 

  • Complete Crisis Response Team Volunteerism Application
  • Complete Background Check (Navajo Nation & County)
  • Complete required crisis-related trainings: Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR); Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST); Mental Health First Aid (MHFA); safeTALK; Postvention
  • Provide volunteer crisis-related services collaboratively with other team members, Public Safety/First Responders, and other local organizations, agencies, & programs

If in crisis contact:

Navajo Nation Police Department
Window Rock Dispatch
(928) 871-6112/6111

For information contact:  

Division of Behavioral and Mental Health Services
Fort Defiance Outpatient Treatment Center
Front Desk: (928) 729-4012

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK