Helplines

Crisis Text Line

Text SIGNS to 741741 for 24/7, anonymous, free crisis counseling.

Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support and information via text. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds quickly.

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Suicide Prevention Lifeline

www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org
1-800-273-TALK (8255)
TTY: 1-800-799-4889

24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Your call is routed to the nearest crisis center in the national network of 150+ crisis centers.

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Veterans Crisis Line

www.veteranscrisisline.net
1-800-273-8255, Press 1
TTY: 1-800-799-4889

Connects veterans in crisis (and their families and friends) with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential, toll-free hotline, online chat, or text.

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Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline
1-800-662-HELP (4357)
TTY: 1-800-487-4889

​The helpline provides 24-hour free and confidential treatment referral and information about mental and/or substance use disorders, prevention, and recovery in English and Spanish.

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International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP)

www.iasp.info/resources/Crisis_Centres/

With the help of the World Health Organization, IASP has complied helplines from around the globe. Search by region to find a local crisis center or crisis phone number.

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Vets4Warriors

www.vets4warriors.com
1-855-838-8255
DSN: 312-560-1110

Confidential personalized peer support by phone or chat 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Open to active duty, National Guard and Reserve service members, veterans, retirees, and their families/caregivers.

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In an Emergency?

The information on this website is intended for the sole purpose of educating the user regarding topics related to mental health and is not meant as a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. Those who are at risk, should seek immediate assistance from emergency personnel.

Call 911.

National Resources

Give an Hour
​» Find a Provider

American Psychiatric Association Foundation
» Information, including symptoms and treatment
» Find a Psychiatrist

American Psychological Association ​
» Articles on health and emotional wellness
» Find a Psychologist

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
​» Find Support

National Alliance on Mental Illness
» Information and support

National Association of Social Workers
» Find a Social Worker

National Council for Behavioral Health
» Articles on mental health

National Institute of Mental Health
» Mental Health Information

Mental Health America
» Mental Health Screening Tools
» Treatment and Support

MentalHealth.gov
» How to Talk about Mental Health
» What to Look For

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
» National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative
» Resources for Veterans and Military Families

World Health Organization
» International Mental Health Information

Community Resources

There are many options for help in your local area.

» If you or your child is in school or at college, contact the school and ask about their support services.

» If you are involved in a religious organization, reach out to your faith-based community.

» The 211 directory is a free and confidential service available 24/7 that connects you to local resources.

» Help is available through your local health department, hospital and community health centers.