The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. By dialing 1-800-273-TALK(8255), the call is routed to the nearest crisis center in our national network of more than 150 crisis centers. The Lifeline’s national network of local crisis centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals day and night.
If you or someone you know is in danger or needs immediate medical attention, please call 911
The Lifeline Crisis Chat service is available within the United States and territories 24/7. If all chat specialists are busy assisting other visitors you will be asked to try the chat again in a half hour. If the chat service is not open we encourage you to call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 FREE.
They are highly trained expert advocates are available 24/7 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship.
The Hotline provides lifesaving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety and live lives free of abuse. Resources and help can be found by calling 1-800-799-SAFE FREE (7233) or for Deaf callers on video phone 1-855-812-1001 FREE (Monday to Friday, 9 a.m.—5 p.m. PST) or TTY 1-800-787-3224.
If it’s not safe for you to call, or if you don’t feel comfortable doing so, another option for getting direct help is our chat services here on the site. You’ll receive the same one-on-one, real-time, confidential information from a trained advocate as you would on the phone. You can chat here everyday from 7 a.m.—2 a.m. CST.