Is your matter an Emergency?
Call 911 if you or someone you know is in immediate danger or go to the nearest emergency room.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Call either 988 or 1-800-273-TALK (8255); En Español 988 or 1-888-628-9454.
The Lifeline is a free, confidential crisis hotline that is available to everyone 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Lifeline connects callers to the nearest crisis center in the Lifeline national network. These centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals. People who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have hearing loss can contact the Lifeline via TTY at 1-800-799-4889.
Crisis Text Line
Text “HELLO” to 741741
The Crisis Text hotline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week throughout the U.S. The Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, connecting them with a crisis counselor who can provide support and information.
Call 800-852-8836; Text: TEEN to 839863
TEEN LINE is a non-profit, community based organization that provides emotional support to youth. It is our mission to provide peer based education and support before problems become a crisis, using a national hotline, community outreach and online support.
Your Life, Your Voice
24 Hour Crisis Hotline. Call: 1-800-448-3000; Text: VOICE to 20121
Your Life, Your Voice is an organization providing free support, resources and advice for kids, teens and young adults. Counselors are available 24/7 and have a wide range of experiences working with kids and families who are frustrated, anxious, depressed, or just need someone to talk to.
The Trevor Project
Call 1-866-488-7386; Text: START to 678-678
The Trevor Project is an organization that provides crisis intervention, support and suicide intervention and prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people, under the age of 25.
Disaster Distress Helpline
Call 1-800-985-5990 or text “TalkWithUs” to 66746
The disaster distress helpline provides immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. The helpline is free, multilingual, confidential, and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Contact social media outlets directly if you are concerned about a friend’s social media updates or dial 911 in an emergency.
View the NIMH 5 action steps for helping someone in emotional pain infographic to see how you can help those in distress.