Chautauqua County Crisis Services Line Experiencing Technical Difficulties

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MAYVILLE, NY (WNY News Now) – Chautauqua County 24/7 crisis services line is experiencing technical difficulties. As a result, those experiencing a mental health emergency are asked to dial 988 for help.

The county’s Department of Mental Hygiene announced the interruption in service on Wednesday, citing a provider issue which is anticipated to be fixed over the next few days.

In the meantime, those undergoing a mental health crisis, or anyone who know someone who is, are encouraged to dial 988 to reach for help.

988 is the National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline and is manned 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Using this number will connect callers with support.


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