Emergency Resources

Available 24/7

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Provides support and prevention services for individuals in crisis. 988 or (800) 273-8255

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (Options for Deaf and Hard of Hearing): Offers crisis support for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. (800) 799-4889

Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio: Línea directa de prevención del suicidio en español. (888) 628-9454

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Online Chat: Confidential chat for those in crisis. suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat

Crisis Text Line: Free, 24/7 support via text message for anyone in crisis. Text HOME to 741741

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline: Dedicated to the prevention and treatment of child abuse. (800) 422-4453

National Domestic Violence Hotline: Confidential support and resources for domestic violence victims. (800) 799-7233

National Sexual Assault Hotline: Provides confidential support and information for sexual assault survivors. (800) 656-4673

Self-Harm Hotline: Offers crisis intervention, support, and referral services for self-harm behaviors. (800) 366-8288

Substance Abuse Helpline: Confidential, 24/7 helpline for substance abuse and mental health treatment referrals. (800) 662-4357

Veterans Crisis Line: Confidential support for veterans in crisis. (800) 273-8255, Press 1

The Trevor Project (LGBTQ+ Crisis Hotline): Crisis intervention and suicide prevention services for LGBTQ+ youth. (866) 488-7386

The Trevor Project LGBTQ+ Online Chat: Confidential chat support for LGBTQ+ youth. thetrevorproject.org/get-help-now

Additional Resources (Not Monitored 24/7)

Here are some helpline numbers that provide support for specific concerns. Please note that these helplines may not be monitored 24/7.

  1. National Eating Disorders Association Helpline: 800-931-2237
    Website: National Eating Disorders Association
  2. Planned Parenthood Helpline: 800-230-7526
    Website: Planned Parenthood
  3. GLBT National Hotline: 888-843-4564
    Website: GLBT National Hotline
  4. GLBT National Youth Talkline: 800-246-7743
    Website: GLBT National Youth Talkline
  5. Trans Lifeline: 877-565-8860
    Website: Trans Lifeline

These resources offer specialized support and guidance for individuals dealing with eating disorders, sexual and reproductive health concerns, and LGBTQ+ issues.

Please be aware that these helplines may have specific hours of operation, so it's advisable to check their websites for more information. If you require immediate assistance or are in crisis, please contact an emergency service.

General Resources

  1. PsychCentral - An extensive annotated directory encompassing mental health resources, including blogs, online communities, support groups, articles, quizzes, and books.
  2. American Psychological Association - The official website of the largest professional psychology association in the United States, offering resources for clinicians, researchers, consultants, educators, and students.
  3. American Psychiatric Association - The official website of the world's largest psychiatric organization, representing over 35,000 member psychiatrists.
  4. About — Mental Health Resources - A robust collection of articles about various mental health topics provided by About.com.
  5. U.S. Government — Mental Health and Substance Abuse Resources - The mental health page on the U.S. government's web portal, offering federal resources and information.


  1. Psychology Today - The website of Psychology Today magazine covering a wide range of psychology topics authored by experts in the field.


  1. National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) Blogs - Insights from mental health professionals on diverse topics, including mental illness in children, stigma reduction, and personal stories.
  2. PsychCentral — Mental Health Blogs - An extensive collection of mental health blogs, subject to community ratings.