Health and Wellness Resources
988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
988 is a new, national suicide and mental health crisis lifeline available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Calls to 988 will be connected to trained counselors who are part of the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline network.
Alta residents, business operators, property owners, and seasonal and year-round employees should be aware that a variety of other services are available locally in the Salt Lake County area for individuals in need of mental and behavioral health assistance:
The Salt Lake County Behavioral Health website will connect individuals to a range of resources, including a local 24 hour crisis line (801-587-3000). Crisis line personnel can assist individuals in arranging an assessment and treatment referral.
Valley Behavioral Health (801-566-4423) is a non-profit network of clinics providing treatment for behavioral issues, addictions, psychiatric conditions or other circumstances resulting from chronic lifelong issues or temporary conditions triggered by traumatic life events.
Optum Salt Lake County (877-370-8953) provides mental health services to individuals on Medicaid.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Utah
Salt Lake (801-323-9900) provides free educational classes, support groups, community outreach, volunteering opportunities and more.
University of Utah Substance Abuse Assessment and Referral Services (801-587-2770) provides high-quality, objective substance abuse assessments and referrals for individuals with possible substance abuse problems, including DUI or substance abuse arrest assessments, friends and family referrals, and employer or overseeing agency referrals.
Ata Central is staffed 24/7 and can provide assistance to those experiencing a mental health crisis. Reach Alta Central at 801-742-3522.
If you or someone you know needs assistance regarding any of these resources, or if you are an Alta business operator hoping to connect your employees to these resources, do not hesitate to contact Town of Alta staff at 801-742-3522.