Helpful National Mental Health Resources

National Child Abuse Prevention Hotline 1-800-4-A-CHILD, 1-800-422-4453 (24 hours a day/seven days a week)

National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233 (24 hours a day/seven days a week)

National Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-8255 (24 hours a day/seven days a week)

National Sexual Assault Hotline 1-800-656- HOPE (4673) If all staff members are busy, you may choose to leave a phone number with the answering service. In this case, the number will be confidential and will be given directly to the organization’s staff member for a callback. If you reach an answering service, you can try calling back after some time has passed, or you can choose to call during regular business hours when more staff members are available. You can also access 24/7 help online by visiting

The Trevor Project Hotline 1-866-488-7386 (24 hours a day/seven days a week) The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.

Crisis Text Line Text “START” to 741741 Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support and information via the medium people already use and trust: text. Here’s how it works: Text START to 741741 from anywhere in the USA, anytime, about any type of crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds quickly. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.

IMAlive IMAlive is the world’s first virtual crisis center. It is the world’s first crisis center where 100% of the volunteers are trained in crisis intervention. If you are in crisis or considering suicide, please click the Chat Now button @ to talk with one of our volunteers.