Suicide Prevention - Crisis Hotlines

Crisis Hotlines 

The hotlines below are available to provide immediate support to the public. 

  • The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (dial 9-8-8 by phone). The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in a suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the United States. 

  • Text "HOME" to 741741 to reach a Crisis Counselor. Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support via a medium people already use and trust.

  • The Trevor Project The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and question) youth.  

TrevorLifeLine: 866-488-7386

Trevor Text: Text “START” to 678678

Trevor Chat

  • Trans Lifeline (877-565-8860) is a hotline available for transgender people staffed by transgender, 7 days a week, 18 hours a day, 8 a.m. to  2 a.m.
  • BlackLine (800-604-5841) is a 24-hours a day, 7 days a week hotline geared towards the Black, Black LGBTQI, Brown, Native, and the Muslim community. However, no one will be turned away from this service. BlackLine is anonymous and confidential and can provide immediate crisis counseling to those who call upset, need to talk with someone immediately, or are in distress.

The Disaster Distress Helpline provides crisis counseling and support for anyone in the U.S. experiencing distress or other behavioral health concerns related to any natural or human-caused disaster, including public health emergencies. Call 800-985-5990 or text "TalkWithUs" to 66746 to get started. The Helpline offers 24/7 emotional support and if you have any medical concerns speak to a trusted healthcare provider.