Trusted Resources for Mental Health Crises

Dealing with grief and mental health crises looks different for everyone. If you or someone you know are in need of immediate help, these agencies offer appropriate services.

If you or a loved one are experiencing a mental health crisis, resources listed below could provide immediate support.

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911 Emergency

  • Dialing 911 connects you to a nearby Public Safety dispatcher who is trained to route your call to local emergency medical, fire, and law enforcement agencies.
  • Available 24/7
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988 Mental Health Emergency Hotline:

  • Calling 988 will connect you to a crisis counselor regardless of where you are in the United States.
  • Available 24/7
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Suicide Prevention Lifelines:

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Self-Harm Crisis Text Line:

  • Text CONNECT to 741741 for free, 24/7 help for self-harm
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National Domestic Violence Hotline:

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Family Violence Helpline:

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Crisis Text Line:

  • Text REASON to 741741 
  • Free, confidential, and available 24/7 
  • Services available in English and Spanish
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Teen and Young Adult Helpline:

  • For nationwide peer support and resource referrals. 
  • Text “Friend” to 62640, chat at nami.org/talktous, or call 800-950-6264. 
  • Available Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET.
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National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Helpline:

  • Call 1-800-950-NAMI or Text “HELPLINE” to 62640. 
    Both services are available Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET.
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National Council on Alchoholism & Drug Dependency:

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Rape Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN):

  • The nation’s largest organization fighting sexual violence
  • 24/7 help at (800) 656-HOPE
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Veterans Crisis Line:

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The StrongHearts Native Helpline:

  • Confidential and anonymous culturally-appropriate domestic violence and dating violence helpline for Native Americans, available every day from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. CT.
  • Call 1-844-762-8483