Crisis Help

In a life-threatening situation?

If so, please don’t use this site; instead call or text one of these crisis hotlines:

United States:

911 Emergency

Text HOME to 741741  |  Crisis Text Line

How it works: Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime. Crisis Text Line is here for any crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.

1-800-273-8255  |  US National Suicide Prevention Lifeline  

We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-799-7233 or 1-800-787-3224  |  National Domestic Violence Hotline

For any victims and survivors who need support, we are here for you, 24/7. Call 1-800-799-7233 or 1-800-787-3224 for TTY, or if you’re unable to speak safely, you can log onto or text LOVEIS to 22522 

1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453)  |  Childhelp Child Abuse Hotline

Serving the U.S. and Canada, the hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with professional crisis counselors who—through interpreters—provide assistance in over 170 languages. All calls are confidential. The Hotline is dedicated to preventing child abuse. Professional crisis counselors provide crisis intervention, information and referrals to emergency, social and support services. 

1-800-230-7526  |  Planned Parenthood Hotline

Planned Parenthood provides high-quality and affordable health care to young people and adults. The organization has health centers nationwide that offer sex education, pregnancy testing, reproductive health care and women’s services. Call the Planned Parenthood hotline to ask a medical question or to get help locating a nearby health center.

1-888-843-4564  |  LGBT Hotline

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender National Hotline offers one-on-one support, information and local resources to members of the LGBTQ+ community. The free and confidential hotline helps callers of all ages with mental health problems, coming-out concerns, relationship problems, bullying and more. You can also call to find LGBT-friendly support groups, religious organizations and sports leagues. Hours: Monday through Friday, 4 p.m. to 12 a.m. EST, Saturday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. EST

1-800-233-4357  |  National Crisis Line, Anorexia and Bulimia

1-800-931-2237 | National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)

1-630-577-1330 | National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD) Find support groups, read recovery stories, find a mentor or call their helpline. People call the Helpline for referrals to treatment options, if they are concerned about an eating disorder, for support, to discuss worries about friends and loved ones, and for questions about eating disorders. Hours: Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm, Friday 9am-5pm, Sunday 5pm-9pm.

Hotlines for Substance Use Disorders and Mental Health Issues Contact a crisis hotline today for assistance with addiction, mental illness, domestic abuse or another issue affecting your mental health. With one phone call, you can receive emotional support and information about treatment centers and supportive services in your area. has many hotline options on their site.

Cyberbullying Guide Learn about the types and signs of cyberbullying, who cyberbullies and why, and how to prevent it.

Addiction Center Find information regarding addiction and substance abuse as well as treatment centers.

Washington State Drug Abuse Hotlines


911 Emergency

1-888-353-2272  |  Hotline

1-877-330-6366  |  The Trans Lifeline

Text HOME to 741741  |  Crisis Text Line

1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453)  |  Childhelp Child Abuse Hotline

United Kingdom:

112 / 999 Emergency

Text HOME to 85258  |  Crisis Text Line

44-(0)-8457-90-90 90  |  Hotline UK local rate

44-(0)-8457-90-91-92  |  Hotline UK Minicom


112 / 999 Emergency

Text HOME to 086 1800 280 |  Crisis Text Line

1850-60-90-90  |  Hotline ROI local rate

1850-60-90-91  |  Hotline ROI Minicom


000  Emergency

1-300-13-11-14  |   LifeLine Australia

New Zealand:

111 Emergency

0800-543-354  |  Lifeline 24/7 Helpline

0508-828-865  |  Suicide Crisis Helpline

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