Mental Health Hotlines

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
NAMI HelpLine
https://www.nami.org/find-support/nami-helpline
The NAMI HelpLine can be reached Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Eastern Time.
tel. 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or e-mail info@nami.org or Text “NAMI” to 741741.
“Because we’re in this together, you are not alone.”

Salvation Army
National COVID-19 Emotional and Spiritual Care Hotline

https://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/news/the-salvation-army-usa-launches-nationwide-support-line/
tel. 1-844-458-HOPE (4673)
“Staff are available from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. EST. Counselors speak English and Spanish, and callers are encouraged to leave a message if they call after hours. ”

U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA National Helpline
https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline
tel. 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
“SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.”

Crisis Text Line
https://www.crisistextline.org
Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor.
“Free 24/7 support at your fingertips.”
Facebook Messaging option available.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org
tel. 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
“We can all help prevent suicide. The 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.”

National Sexual Assault Telephone Hotline
https://www.rainn.org/about-national-sexual-assault-telephone-hotline
tel. 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
Live Chat option available.

National Domestic Violence Hotline
https://www.thehotline.org
tel. 1-800-799-7233
Live Chat option available.
Staying Safe During COVID-19

https://www.thehotline.org/2020/03/13/staying-safe-during-covid-19

Veterans Crisis Line
https://www.veteranscrisisline.net
tel. 1-800-273-8255, Press 1
Text 838255
Live Chat option available.

LGBT National Help Center
https://www.glbthotline.org
​LGBT National ​Hotline – tel. 1-888-843-4564
LGBT National Youth Talkline – tel. 1-​800-246-7743
LGBT National Senior Hotline – tel. 1-​888-234-7243

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
NAMI publishes “Navigating A Mental Health Crisis” and other helpful publications:
https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/Publications-Reports/Guides/Navigating-a-Mental-Health-Crisis