Suicide Prevention Resources
If you are feeling suicidal, there is hope.
You can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24/7 at 1-800-273-8255.
You can reach the Crisis Text Line 24/7 by texting “START” to 741-741.
You can call The Trevor Project, an LGBT crisis intervention and suicide prevention hotline, 24/7 at 1-866-488-7386.
To find local resources in your area, visit To Write Love On Her Arms.
If you are hard of hearing, you can chat with a Lifeline counselor 24/7 by clicking the Chat button on this page, or you can contact the Lifeline via TTY by dialing 800-799-4889.
To speak to a crisis counselor in Spanish, call 1-888-628-9454.
If you are a veteran (or your loved one is a veteran), you can reach the Veterans Crisis Line by calling 1-800-273-8255 and Pressing 1. You can also send a text to 838255.
Head here for a list of crisis centers around the world.
You can read the following stories from people who’ve been there:
- If You Feel Like You’re ‘Losing’ to Your Mental Illness, This Is Your Reason to Stay
- For When Your Only Thought Is Suicide
- The Difference Between Wanting to Die and Wanting the Pain to Stop
- Dear Suicidal You
And for additional messages of hope, click here. Please know you are not alone.
PyschCentral Common Hotline Phone Numbers
Whether you’re in crisis or are just looking for help for a friend or family member, there are dozens of organizations available to help you deal with a variety of immediate concerns, from crisis situations and domestic violence, to rape and substance abuse.
AIDS Info: Treatment, Prevention and Research
(800) HIV – 0440
Automated Meeting Information
(800) 344 – 2666
Families Anonymous – 12-step Program similar to Al-Anon, meeting information only
(800) 736 – 9805
SAMHSA National Hotline
(800) 662 – HELP (4357)
The Childhelp National Abuse Hotline
(800) 422 – 4453
Crisis & Suicide
Girls & Boys Town National Hotline
(800) 448 – 3000
National Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 799 – 7233
Rape, Sexual Assault, Abuse, and Incest National Network
(800) 656 – HOPE
American Association of Poison Control Centers
(800) 222 – 1222