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mental health crisis hotlines

Support is a call, a text, or a click away. Do not hesitate to reach out to these organizations if you are need of help.


National Institute of Mental Health

Transforming the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses.


Crisis Text Line

Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime. Crisis Text Line is here for any crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.

Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor

Free 24/7 support at your fingertips

US and Canada: text 741741

UK: text 85258 | Ireland: text 50808


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

1-800-273-8255 (TALK)


Youth Hotlines

You can use any of the other other hotlines as well, however know that these below are youth specific.

Trevor Project Lifeline – Hotline for LGBT youth 866-488-7386

Child Help USA National Hotline – For youth who are suffering child abuse 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453)

Boys Town National Hotline – Serving all at-risk teens and children 800-448-3000

National Teen Dating Violence Hotline – Concerns about dating relationships 1-866-331-9474 or text “loveis” to 22522


Veterans Crisis Line

Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves.

Call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1

Text 838255

Chat – connect online

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