Crisis Hotlines

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National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
NAMI HelpLine
The NAMI HelpLine can be reached Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Eastern Time.
tel. 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or e-mail 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
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
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
Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor.
“Free 24/7 support at your fingertips.”
Facebook Messaging option available.
“Your feelings are valid.  Need support?  We’re here for you.”

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
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
tel. 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
Live Chat option available.

National Domestic Violence Hotline
tel. 1-800-799-7233
Live Chat option available.
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Veterans Crisis Line
tel. 1-800-273-8255, Press 1
Text 838255
Live Chat option available.

LGBT National Help Center
​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
LGBT National Online Peer Support Chat

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
NAMI publishes “Navigating A Mental Health Crisis” — available in English and Spanish — and other helpful publications: