National Hotlines and Other Resources

If you or someone you know needs help now, you should immediately call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or call 911.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-8255
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline connects you with a crisis center in the Lifeline network closest to your location. Your call will be answered by a trained crisis worker who will listen empathetically and without judgment. The crisis worker will work to ensure that you feel safe and help identify options and information about mental health services in your area. Your call is confidential and free.

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Website for Caregivers
https://www.nami.org/Your-Journey/Family-Members-and-Caregivers

National Domestic Violence Hotline – Call 800-799-SAFE (7233)
Trained expert advocates are available 24/7 to provide confidential support to anyone experiencing domestic violence or seeking resources and information. Help is available in Spanish and other languages.

National Sexual Assault Hotline – Call 800-656-HOPE (4673)
Connect with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area that offers access to a range of free services. Crisis chat support is available at Online Hotline. Free help, 24/7.

LGBTQIA Resources
https://www.cdc.gov/lgbthealth/youth-resources.htm

Mental Health Warning Signs:
Feeling sad or withdrawn for 2 weeks or more
Feeling out-of-control, risk-taking behaviors
Attempting to harm oneself or making plans to do so
Sudden fear for no particular reason
Significant weight loss or weight gain
Seeing, hearing or believing things that are not real
Alcohol and substance abuse
Significant changes in mood, behavior, personality or sleeping habits
Difficulty concentrating
Intense worry or fear that impact daily activities