You are not alone.
We all experience crisis at some point. But you don’t have to suffer alone. If you or someone you know is struggling, there are many forms of support, services, and treatments available. The services below are free and available 24/7. Your call will be answered by a trained crisis worker who will listen empathetically and without judgment, working to ensure that you feel safe and to help identify options and services in your area.
NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE
If you or someone you know is in crisis, whether they are considering suicide or not, please call the toll-free Lifeline to speak with a trained crisis counselor 24/7.
NATIONAL SEXUAL ASSAULT HOTLINE
Connect with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area that offers access to a range of free services. Free help, 24/7.
THE TREVOR PROJECT LIFELINE
This lifeline receives over 45,000 calls each year assisting LGBTQ youth. Call if you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk.
NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE
Trained expert advocates are available 24/7 to provide confidential support to anyone experiencing domestic violence or seeking resources and information.
NAMI CRISIS TEXT LINE
Text ‘NAMI’ to 741-741
Connect with a trained crisis counselor at the National Alliance on Mental Illness to receive free, 24/7 crisis support via text message.
IN AN EMERGENCY
If you or a loved one is in immediate danger, call 911.
It is important to notify the operator that it is a psychiatric emergency and ask for an officer trained to assist people experiencing a psychiatric emergency.
THE NAMI HELPLINE
The world of mental health is complicated and can be difficult to navigate.
HelpLine staff and volunteers are prepared to answer your questions about mental health symptoms, treatments, support groups, education programs, and more.
The NAMI HelpLine can be reached Monday through Friday, 10am - 6pm ET.
NEED A SAFE SPACE?
OK2TALK is a online community where teens and young adults struggling with mental health conditions can find a safe place to talk about what they’re experiencing by sharing their personal stories of recovery, tragedy, struggle or hope. Anyone can add their voice by sharing stories, poems, inspirational quotes, photos, videos, song lyrics and messages of support in a safe, moderated space.
We hope this is the first step towards helping you get the support you need to feel better.