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External Emergency
Hotlines & Resources

Get Immediate Help in a Crisis 


Call 911 if you or someone you know is in immediate danger or go to the nearest emergency room.


988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline:


On July 16, 2022, 988 was designated the new three-digit dialing code to route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available. Call or text 988 or chat at

988 is a confidential, free crisis service that is available to everyone 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Lifeline connects people to the nearest crisis center in the Lifeline national network. These centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals.

Crisis Text Line

Text “HELLO” to 741741
The Crisis Text hotline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week throughout the U.S. The Crisis Text Line connects anyone in any crisis with a crisis counselor who can provide support and information.

Veterans Crisis Line

Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) and press 1 or text to 838255
The Veterans Crisis Line is a free, confidential resource that connects veterans 24 hours a day, seven days a week with a trained responder. The service is available to all veterans, even if they are not registered with the VA or enrolled in VA healthcare.

National Disaster Distress Helpline

Call or text 1-800-985-5990

The disaster distress helpline provides immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. The helpline is free, multilingual, confidential, and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

National Domestic Violence Hotline

  • 1-800-799-7233

  • Text " LOVEIS" to 22522

  • TTY 1-800-787-3224

National Child Abuse Hotline

  • 1-800-4-A-Child (1-800-422-4453)

  • Text 1-800-422-4453

National Sexual Assault Hotline

The Eldercare Locator

Trevor Helpline/ Trevor Project
Youth Crisis Intervention / Suicide Prevention

  • Call 24/7/365: 1-866-488-7386

  • Text: START to 678-678

  • Chat

Support Websites

Mental Health Helplines 

NAMI HelpLine | NAMI:  National Alliance on Mental Illness is a free nationwide peer-support service providing information, resources referrals, and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers, and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained, and able to provide guidance.
The NAMI HelpLine can be reached Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., EST.
1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or

Teen Line:  An anonymous, nonjudgmental space for youth | Teen Line Teens can access personal peer-to-peer support from highly trained teens supervised by adult mental health professionals.
The Teen Line can be reached at 800-852-8336 Nationwide (6 PM - 10 PM PST) or TEXT TEEN to 839863
(6 PM - 9 PM PST)

Mental Health Warmline:  Need to talk to someone? (Warmlines) - MHA Screening  Call the warmline to have a conversation with someone who can provide support during hard times. Whether you’re in crisis or just need someone to talk to, a warmline can help. Warmlines are staffed by trained peers who have been through their own mental health struggles and know what it’s like to need help. Warmlines are free and confidential.The Clear Warm Line can be reached at 1 (800) 945-1355. Hours: 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM EST Every night of the year including holidays.

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