You're not alone, help is available.

If this is an emergency, please call 911.

Mental health and suicide hotlines

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 988
Crisis Text Line Text Hello to 741741

Crisis hotlines for kids and teens

YouthLine Text teen2teen to 839863, or call 1-877-968-8491

YouthLine provides a safe space for children and adults ages 11 to 21, to talk through any issues they may be facing, including eating disorders, relationship or family concerns, bullying, sexual identity, depression, self-harm, anxiety and thoughts of suicide.

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline call or text 1-800-422-4453

For issues related to child abuse, Childhelp connects you with a professional counselors to help in a crisis, and provide information on how to get help. They offer phone support in 170 languages, or you can chat online with a counselor.

Domestic and sexual violence hotlines

National Domestic Violence Hotline Text "START" to 88788 or call 1-800-799-7233

Anyone who is experiencing domestic violence and/or abuse, plus anyone concerned about a friend, family member or loved one can call the National Domestic Violence Hotline 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

National Deaf Domestic Violence Hotline 1-855-812-1001

The National Deaf Domestic Violence Hotline is a spinoff from the NDVH specifically for Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals.

National Deaf Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-656-4673

The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network's hotline is for anyone who's experienced sexual abuse or assault.

Hotlines for the LGBTQIA+ community

The Trevor Project 1-866-488-7386 or text START to 678678

LGBTQIA+ kids and teens can reach out to The Trevor Project for support during a crisis, if they are feeling suicidal or need a safe space to talk about any issue. You can also chat via their website or by texting START to 678678.

Trans Lifeline 1-877-565-8860

The Trans Lifeline provides support specifically for transgender and questioning callers, run trans people. They provide support during a crisis and can also offer guidance to anyone who is questioning their gender and needs support.

A few other LGBTQIA helplines that offer support, but not necessarily crisis intervention

LGBT National Hotline 1-888-843-4564
LGBT National Youth Talkline 1-800-246-7743
LGBT Senior Hotline 1-888-234-7243

Drug or alcohol abuse

SAMHSA National Helpline 1-800-662-4357

If you are struggling with addiction or are concerned about a loved one's alcohol or drug abuse, you can contact the hotline for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. This US government agency offers support and information about treatment and recovery.