If you or a loved one is experiencing an emergency and are in immediate risk for harm, please call 911.
For suicide intervention, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to get help by phone at 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) Toll-free in the U.S. 24 hours a day.
To report a sexual assault, Call 911 or contact the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 800.656.HOPE (4673) to speak with a trained sexual assault service provider in your area.
September 10th marks World Suicide Prevention Day. As 2020 has brought some unprecedented change and social upheaval on a global scale, access to mental health and crisis intervention is crucial. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and Text Crisis Line are staffed 24 hours a day. Here are some additional resources on World Suicide Prevention Day 2020 as well as the risks and warning signs of suicide:
Warning Signs include:
- Expressing the desire to die or to kill oneself
- Researching methods of killing oneself
- Verbalizing feelings of helplessness and hopelessness
- Inability to identify one’s purpose in life or lack of future-oriented thinking
- Increased drug and alcohol use
- Extreme swings in mood
- Engaging in impulsive and/or reckless behavior
If you are hard of hearing, you can chat with a Lifeline counselor 24/7 by:
- Online chat – Click the Chat button below
- Video relay Service – Dial 800-273-8255
- TTY – Dial 800-799-4889
- Voice/Caption Phone – Dial 800-273-8255
If you are a Veteran or service member with hearing loss, or any person concerned about someone who is, there are several ways to contact the Veterans Crisis Line:
- Text with a Veterans Crisis Line responder – Send a text message to 838255
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline en Español
Crisis Text Line
Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor 24/7.