HOTLINE DIAL 988
Crisis Text Line www.crisistextline.org
Text CONNECT to 741741 for whatever you're going through, about any type of crisis. The first two responses are automated, to let you know you're being connected with a Crisis Counselor. It usually takes less than five minutes to connect with a crisis counselor.
from our friends at Study Map in Maine, this is an excellent resource for identifying the early signs of suicide, precautions to take, and what to do after an attempt. Provides invaluable articles and strategies from nationally recognized mental health experts.
The GLBT National Help Center hotline: 888-843-4564
www.glbthotline.org Serving gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender & questioning people by providing free & confidential peer-support and local resources. All ages, all issues.
Youth Talkline: 800-246-7743
Canada 24 hr. line: 1-800-668-6868
The Trevor Project for LGBT youth 13-24
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24
Suicide & Crisis Center of North Texas
Hotline: 214-828-1000 / 800-273-8255
Helping those in crisis, especially suicidal crisis, find hope for the future. Be a survivor. Grief counseling programs.
The Veterans Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1
Veterans in crisis and their families and friends connect with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.
Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program
Call: 800-273-8255 / Text: Help to 741741
The Light for Life Foundation Int’l/Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program® is dedicated to preventing suicide and attempts by Making Suicide Prevention Accessible to Everyone and Removing Barriers to Help.
Resource list for Suicide Prevention & Recognizing Suicidal Behavior
Warning signs, Risk factors, How to talk with someone in crisis
If someone you know is threatening suicide, take the threat seriously.
Do not leave the person alone. If possible, ask for help from friends or other family members.
Ask the person to give you any weapons he or she might have. Take away sharp objects or anything else that the person could use to hurt himself or herself.
Try to keep the person as calm as possible.
Call 911 or take the person to an emergency room.