If this is an emergency please dial 911 or your local emergency services.
If you feel you are struggling, a good place to start is to ask your primary care physician for a referral to a therapist. Remember that you are NOT alone and reach out for help.
If you feel someone you know is at risk: 1. Talk to them in private. 2.Listen to their story. 3. Tell them you care about them. 4. Ask directly if they are thinking about suicide. 5. Encourage them to seek treatment or to contact their doctor or therapist. 6. Avoid debating the value of life, minimizing their problems or giving advice. Further Resources»
The International Association for Suicide Prevention
(IASP) provides information about where to find help around the world.
Crisis Text Line
This is free, 24/7 support via texting for those in crisis. Text 741741 to text with a trained Crisis Counselor. USA Only.
The National Suicide Prevention 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. Call 1-800-273-8255. | For the Deaf & Hard Hearing: 1-800-799-4889 or Text TALK to 741741 to text with a trained crisis counselor from the Crisis Text Line for free, 24/7.
Your Life Counts:
Provides a comprehensive list of crisis hot lines and organizations around the world.
National Mental Health Association Crisis Line
Suicide Crisis Hotline
Domestic Violence Hotline
National Child Abuse Hotline
National Domestic Violence Hotline (Canada)
SAFE-Self Abuse Finally Ends
RAINN – National Sexual Assault Hotline
The TREVOR Project for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Youth
ULifeline for College & University Students
Vet2Vet Veteran’s Crisis line
1-877-VET-2-VET or 1-877-838-2838
Veteran’s Crisis Line
Youth America Hotline
1-877-YOUTHLINE or 1-877-968-8454
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