Crisis Lines

supportlines

NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL AND LGBTQ CRISIS LINES (as of 9/12/2021)

If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, please call 911

SUICIDAL THOUGHTS / CRISIS SUPPORT

National Suicides Prevention Lifeline

If you or someone else are experiencing suicidal thoughts or are having a crisis and need support call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, available 24/7.

English: 800-273-8255

24/7 Crisis Text Line

Text 741741 with the message “Home” for support from a trained crisis counselor, available 24/7. English & Spanish.

Childhelp – National Child Abuse Hotline

Crisis intervention, information, and referral hotline to prevent child abuse, available 24/7, from professional crisis counselors, with assistance in 170 languages.

1-800-422-4453

National Runaway Safeline

Support from a trained crisis services team, available 24/7, to call, chat, email or text.

1-800-786-2929

SAMHSA National Helpline – Substance Abuse, Mental Health & Services Administration

Confidential 24/7 treatment referral and information for services, support groups and community organizations for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.

English and Spanish

1-800-662-HELP (4357)

 

LGBTQ CRISIS LINES & ONLINE CHAT

Trevor Lifeline

(for LGBTQ youth): 1-866-488-7386

Crisis intervention and suicide prevention phone line, available 24/7, 365 days.

TrevorChat

Confidential, online instant messaging, available 24/7.

Text the word “START” to 678-678.

CHAT SPACE FOR LGBTQ YOUTH

Q Chat Space

is an online community chat for LGBTQ youth and teens who are questioning their identity, ages 13-19, facilitated by staff and volunteers from LGBTQ community centers around the country. Provides a place to connect and get access to information and resources. Q Chat Space is a program of CenterLink the national organization for LGBTQ community centers.

 

INTERNATIONAL HELPLINES & CRISIS LINES

Find a Helpline

Search for Other Kinds of Emotional Support

Find a Helpline is an international resource to find helplines and crisis lines around the world that provide immediate support for multiple needs. This resource is included with the understanding that these sites are not LGBTQ specific and some may not be LGBTQ affirming. However, parents and others who are using our website may also want to find helplines for a range of needs, including substance use, family violence or veteran support. Find a Helpline keeps an updated list of emotional support resources in the U.S. and internationally.

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