MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS HOTLINES AND OTHER NATIONAL HELPLINES

National Hotlines and Helplines
MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS HOTLINES AND OTHER NATIONAL HELPLINES

Are you suffering from a personal crisis? It is important that you do not let stress overpower you by clouding your judgment in decision-making. Please seek out support if you experience helplessness and need a friend to talk to about those feelings. There are various helplines available in the country to help you pass through this difficult phase. 

Here is a directory of national helplines available to connect with. Most of these are available 24/7. Please contact a helpline in time. They are there for you!

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

This toll-free number is available 24/7—connects to local crisis centers where a trained worker will provide confidential support to people experiencing suicidal thoughts or emotional distress. Visit website

 

SAMHSA National Helpline

1-800-662-HELP (4357)

Operated 24/7, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline provide information and referrals if you or a loved one are facing mental health and/or substance use issues. The confidential service does not provide counseling but can direct you to helpful resources, treatment facilities, and support groups in your area.

 

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) HelpLine

1-800-950-NAMI (6264)

The NAMI HelpLine is a nationwide peer-support service, not a crisis line. Still, it does provide information, resource referrals, and community support if you or someone you know are living with a mental health condition.

 

Crisis Text Line

Text 741741

Many people, especially teenagers and young people, are growing up more comfortable speaking via text message. The Crisis Text Line serves anyone in the United States with this confidential and free 24/7 text line, connecting you with a trained crisis counselor.

 

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline

1-800-4-A-Child or 1-800-422-4453

Dedicated to preventing child abuse, this 24/7 hotline is staffed by professional crisis counselors and translators who provide help and emergency/social service referrals in over 170 languages. Online chat with a trained professional is also available through the website.

 

National Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or text "LOVEIS" to 22522

The 24/7 National Domestic Violence Hotline provides confidential assistance to anyone experiencing domestic violence or questioning whether or not they are in an abusive relationship. Online chat with trained advocates is also available through the website.

 

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline

1-800-4-A-Child or 1-800-422-4453

Dedicated to preventing child abuse, this 24/7 hotline is staffed by professional crisis counselors and translators who provide help and emergency/social service referrals in over 170 languages. Online chat with a trained professional is also available through the website.

 

 National Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or text "LOVEIS" to 22522

The 24/7 National Domestic Violence Hotline provides confidential assistance to anyone experiencing domestic violence or questioning whether or not they are in an abusive relationship. Online chat with trained advocates is also available through the website.

 

Rape Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)

1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

With both phone and online chat options, the 24/7 RAINN helpline provides access to support from trained staff, who can help direct you to a local health facility with experience caring for survivors of sexual assault, as well as resources for healing, recovery, long-term support, and more.

 

LGBT National Hotline

1-888-843-4564

With hours Monday through Saturday, the LGBT National Hotline provides one-to-one peer support and confidential, safe space for anyone to discuss issues with coming out, gender or sexual identity, relationship concerns, bullying, self-harm, and more.

 

The Trevor Project

1-866-488-7386 or Text "START" to 678678

With phone, chat, and text options, The Trevor Project is a national organization providing 24/7 crisis intervention to LGBTQ young people.

 

National Runaway Safeline

1-800-RUNAWAY (1-800-786-2929)

Available 24/7, the National Runaway Safeline is a crisis hotline, online service, and judgment-free safe space for runaways and homeless young people.

 

Veterans Crisis Line

1-800-273-TALK (8255) or Text 838255

Veterans or Service members in crisis can call this helpline to reach specially-trained VA responders at any time of day. Friends, family members, and loved ones can also find support through this portal.

Other helpful resources as given below are available to anyone who has been diagnosed with or suspects they are suffering from depression and thoughts of suicide.

https://www.columbusrecoverycenter.com/depression-resource-guide/
https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/mental-health/first-aid/suicidal-thoughts/


Posted 8 months ago
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