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Mental Health Hotlines

The Support You Need

The mental health hotlines listed below provide a valuable resource to help you get the support you need. Hotlines for everything from alcohol treatment to panic disorder.

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We're committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.
  • 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.
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline: Chat one-on-one with a RAINN support specialist to access a range of free services including:
    • Confidential support from a trained support specialist
    • Someone to help you talk through what happened
    • Resources that can assist with your next steps toward healing and recovery
    • Referrals for long term support in your area
    • Information about the laws and resources in your community
  • WOAR Hotline: WOAR provides FREE victim and trauma therapy services to children and adults who have experienced sexual violence: this includes sexual abuse, sexual harassment, rape/date rape, and incest to heal from sexual trauma. It does not matter if the sexual trauma occurred yesterday or 40 years ago. WOAR works with anyone who has experienced sexual trauma.
  • Self Injury Helpline: If you’re dealing with painful emotions, the Self Injury Helpline is here to help.  Text to connect with a real human and strategize healthy coping mechanisms to manage your emotions. Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a real human.
  • The Trevor Lifeline (Suicide Prevention for LGBTQ Youth): TrevorText is a confidential and secure resource that provides live help for LGBTQ youth with a trained specialist, over text, online chat, or phone messages
  • Treatment Referral Hotline (Substance Abuse): The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) collects information on thousands of state-licensed providers who specialize in treating substance use disorders, addiction, and mental illness.
  • Veterans’ Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves.
  • Domestic Violence Hotline: 24/7 hotline connect with specialist who will help you identify abuse, safety plan, support others, provide you with local resources, and legal help
  • National Eating Disorder Association Hotline: The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is the largest nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders. Their 24/7 hotline provides immediate support, resources, and treatment options.