Get Help Now

If you need emergency help, call 911 or your local crisis call phone number.

For help with other tough issues, check out these resources:



Suicide help

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1.800.273.TALK (8255) or suicidepreventionlifeline.org


Eating Disorders

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders: 1.847.273.8255 or anad.org


Mental Health

National Alliance on Mental Illness: 1.800.950.NAMI (6264) or nami.org
In a crisis, text “NAMI” to 741741 for 24/7, confidential, free crisis counseling.


Self-Injury

S.A.F.E. Alternatives: 1.800.366.8288 or selfinjury.com


National Domestic Violence Hotline

Call 1.800.799.7233 or TEXT: START to 88788 or thehotline.org


Sexual Assult

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN): 1.800.656.4673 or 24-hour chat at online.rainn.org


Support To LGBTQ Young People

The Trevor Project Provide information & support to LGBTQ young people 24/7, all year round.: thetrevorproject.org


National Human Trafficking Hotline

Call 1.888.373.7888 Text “HELP” or “INFO” to BeFree (233733) or Live chat on the website polarisproject.org


Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration: 1.800.662.HELP (4357) or samhsa.gov


Help To The Immigrant

Call 1.503.468.5474 or usahello.org


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