Call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.
Call SAMHSA's National Helpline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
Call or text 988 or chat 988lifeline.org for 24/7 crisis counseling and support.
Call or text Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990 for emotional distress due to disasters.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: +1 (800) 273-8255
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a round-the-clock resource offering compassionate and confidential support to individuals in crisis, helping to prevent suicide.
National Domestic Violence Hotline: +1 (800) 799-7233
The National Domestic Violence Hotline provides essential support and resources 24/7 to individuals experiencing domestic abuse, offering a lifeline to safety and assistance.
Family Violence Helpline: +1 (800) 996-6228
The Family Violence Helpline offers immediate and compassionate assistance to individuals facing domestic violence situations, providing essential support and resources.
National Hopeline Network: +1 (800) 784-2433
The National Hopeline Network serves as a critical support network, offering a confidential and empathetic space for individuals struggling with emotional distress or suicidal thoughts.
Self-Harm Hotline: +1 (800) 366-8288
The Self-Harm Hotline offers vital assistance and understanding to individuals dealing with self-destructive behaviors, providing a safe space for seeking help and support.
Planned Parenthood Hotline: +1 (800) 230-7526
The Planned Parenthood Hotline offers comprehensive sexual and reproductive health information, counseling, and support to individuals seeking guidance and resources.
American Association of Poison Control Centers: +1 (800) 222-1222
The American Association of Poison Control Centers provides immediate assistance and expertise in cases of poisoning emergencies, offering critical guidance and support.
Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Hope Line: +1 (800) 622-2255
The Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Hope Line offers empathetic and confidential support to individuals grappling with substance abuse issues, guiding them towards recovery and assistance.
National Crisis Line, Anorexia and Bulimia: +1 (800) 233-4357
The National Crisis Line for Anorexia and Bulimia provides compassionate and immediate help to individuals struggling with eating disorders, offering guidance and support.
GLBT Hotline: +1 (888) 843-4564
The GLBT Hotline offers empathetic and confidential assistance to individuals within the LGBTQ+ community, providing support and resources for a range of challenges they may face.
TREVOR Crisis Hotline: +1 (866) 488-7386
The TREVOR Crisis Hotline provides vital and confidential support to LGBTQ+ youth in times of crisis, offering understanding and guidance.
AIDS Crisis Line: +1 (800) 221-7044
The AIDS Crisis Line offers crucial information, support, and guidance to individuals affected by HIV/AIDS, ensuring immediate assistance and resources.
The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline: +1 (800) 422-4453
The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline offers vital assistance and resources for individuals dealing with concerns about child abuse.
The Trans Lifeline: +1 (877) 565-8860
The Trans Lifeline offers essential emotional support and resources for transgender individuals during times of crisis.
Veterans Crisis Line: Dial 988, then press 1
The Veterans Crisis Line provides vital support and resources to veterans in times of emotional distress.
U.S. Resources for Youth
Boys Town National Hotline: 1-800-448-3000
Specially trained counselors offer assistance to parents, teens, and families dealing with issues such as abuse, anger, depression, bullying, and school-related problems. Open to girls and young women as well.
Covenant House: 1-800-999-9999
A 24-hour helpline and support service aimed at homeless youth. Offers help for a broad range of issues including bullying, suicide, basic needs, health, and matters related to sex, drugs, and alcohol.
An online platform where teenagers and young adults can freely access information, share their stories, express opinions, and seek guidance without fearing judgment or isolation.
Love is Respect National Dating Abuse Helpline: 1-866-331-9474
This 24-hour helpline is available to teens, parents, friends, and family, along with peer advocates, offering support and resources related to dating abuse.
The Cyber Civil Rights Initiative: 1-844-878-2274
Provides crisis counseling and technical guidance to victims of nonconsensual pornography, commonly known as "revenge porn," through a 24-hour Crisis Helpline.
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children: 1-800-843-5678
A 24-hour response line dedicated to children who are missing or have fallen victim to sexual exploitation, ensuring immediate assistance and support.
Rape Abuse & Incest National Network: 1-800-656-4673
With over 1,100 trained volunteers across the nation, this network operates crisis centers to help victims of sexual assault, abuse, and incest find necessary support.
National Runaway Switchboard: 1-800-786-2929
Working to protect runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth, this helpline strives to provide a safe alternative to the streets and help young individuals in need.
National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-422-4453 (or text CHILDHELP to 847411)
Operates a 24/7 hotline with professional crisis counselors who, through interpreters, can provide assistance in 170 languages.
Emergency: Call 9-1-1
Talk Suicide Canada: 1-833-456-4566; SMS 45645; https://talksuicide.ca/
Crisis Services Canada: https://www.crisisservicescanada.ca/en/
Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention https://suicideprevention.ca/need-help/
UK & Ireland
Emergency: 112 or 999
Non-emergency: 111, Option 2
24/7 Helpline: 116 123 (UK and ROI)