24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Your call is routed to the nearest crisis center in the national network of 150+ crisis centers.
The helpline provides 24-hour free and confidential treatment referral and information about mental and/or substance use disorders, prevention, and recovery in English and Spanish.
With the help of the World Health Organization, IASP has complied helplines from around the globe. Search by region to find a local crisis center or crisis phone number.
With the help of our dedicated advocates and staff, we respond to calls 24/7, 365 days a year. We provide confidential, one-on-one support to each caller and chatter, offering crisis intervention, options for next steps and direct connection to sources for immediate safety.
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The information on this website is intended for the sole purpose of educating the user regarding topics related to mental health and is not meant as a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. Those who are at risk, should seek immediate assistance from emergency personnel.
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American Psychiatric Association Foundation
American Psychological Association
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
National Alliance on Mental Illness
National Association of Social Workers
National Council for Behavioral Health
National Institute of Mental Health
Mental Health America
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network
There are many options for help in your local area.
- If you or your child is in school or at college, contact the school and ask about their support services.
- If you are involved in a religious organization, reach out to your faith-based community.
- The 211 directory is a free and confidential service available 24/7 that connects you to local resources.
- Help is available through your local health department, hospital and community health centers.