OSCEOLA COUNTY -- Community Mental Health for Central Michigan (CMHCM) is offering a variety of services to our communities via telephone and teletherapy options during this challenging time.

Short-term brief therapy is now available at no cost to residents of Midland, Gladwin, Isabella, Clare, Mecosta, and Osceola counties.

Community members will have access to up to four sessions of free therapy to address mental health needs related to our current difficult times.

In addition, the following Crisis Intervention Services remain available:

• CMHCM-24/7 Crisis Mobile Intervention Team Services (CMIT): For anyone having a crisis, the CMHCM CMIT staff can assess, safety plan and connect you with services. CMIT is available 24/7 and can be reached by calling (800) 317-0708.

• National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is also available 24/7 at (800) 273-8255.

• Crisis text line is available 24/7 by texting HOME to 741741.

• National Disaster Distress helpline (800) 958-5950.

• COVID-19 Helpline is available at (800) 535-6136 or by text at 66746.

• A statewide peer-operated warm line is available at (888) 733-7753, which is operated by individuals in recovery who are available to connect one on one with you.

For more information about short-term therapy or other services provided by CMHCM, call (800) 317-0708 or visit cmhcm.org.