You don’t have to go through a crisis alone. Whether you’re concerned about yourself or someone else, these resources can help. Please go to the International Mental Health Resources page for information about crisis services outside of the United States.
If you’re in a Dialectical Behavioral Therapy program, consider using a coaching call. You can also reach out to your therapist or psychiatrist depending on their particular boundaries.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
- 1-800-273-8255 (US)
- 1-888-628-9454 (Spanish)
- 1-800-799-4889 (Deaf, HOH)
Crisis Text Line
- Text HOME to 741741 (US)
- 85258 (UK)
- 686868 (CAN)
The NAMI HelpLine can be reached Monday through Friday, 10 am–6 pm, ET.
1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Trevor Project Lifeline
1-800-931-2237 call or chat on the website.
NEDA is available Monday through Thursday, from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (EST).
Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network
1-800-656-4673 call or chat on the website.
The Veterans Crisis Line offers free, confidential support, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
- Call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1
- Chat online
- Text 838255
Love Is Respect (Dating and Domestic Violence)
- 800.787.3224 (TTY)
- Text ‘LOVEIS’ to 1.866.331.9474
- Chat on the website
Self-Abuse Finally Ends (Self-Injury)
This site contains a comprehensive list of hotlines.
Crisis Response Services
Calling 911 connects you with emergency services and will involve the police.
Mobile Crisis Units
Mobile crisis units provide immediate response emergency mental health evaluations. They sometimes involve the police.
You can search for a local unit or visit BEAM’s incomplete list of units by state.
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