If you or anyone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts or any other type of crisis, you are not alone.
If the situation is potentially life-threatening, get immediate emergency assistance by calling 911 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (NSPL)
The Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This free and confidential service will provide crisis resources for you or your loved ones. Their website also offers a live chat for anyone in need.
Crisis Text Line (741-741)
TEXT: TALK to 741-741
The Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, and it is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Their trained Crisis Counselors are available for coping with any painful emotion for which you need support.
If you are seeking any form of assistance, the below list of resources can provide support or refer you to a local resource which can help.
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The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) 1-888-333-2377
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention raises awareness, funds research, and provides support and resources to those affected by suicide.
Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) 240-485-1001
For information on the symptoms, treatment, and prevention of anxiety and depression.
Concussion and CTE Resources
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) 1-800-826-3632
For information and online or in-person support for those with bipolar disorder and depression.
Define your network and your plan to stay safe.
National Eating Disorders Association 1-800-931-2237
Now Matters Now provides skills and support for coping with suicidal thoughts.
Provides a national directory of therapists, psychiatrists, group therapy, and other options.
National Sexual Assault Hotline.
Provides tips and tools to help young adults reach out to their friends about their mental health.
Provides referrals to mental health care, substance abuse, and dual diagnosis treatment at a low cost/sliding scale.
Online, on-demand digital therapy.
The Trevor Project 1-866-488-7386
The Trevor Project provides confidential support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) young people. Their phone hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Connect to mental health resources in your community.
Veteran’s Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255 | TEXT: 838255
The Veterans Crisis Line is available for veterans in crisis and their families and friends who are in need of support. Their hotline, text message service, and online chat are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide confidential support to those facing a crisis.
Above all, help is available. If there is any question as to who can help start the process, your primary care physician is available to answer questions and provide referrals.