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.
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
Chat – connect online