If you, or someone you know is in crisis, please seek help immediately. Contact the following organizations for information about 24-hour crisis services in your area:
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour toll-free crisis lifeline available in the United States to assist those who are in crisis. The Lifeline can be reached at 1.800.273.TALK (1.800.273.8255). They can also put you in contact with a local crisis resource in your area so you can seek immediate help.
If you are uncomfortable with speaking to someone over the phone, you can text START to 741-741 to speak with a trained crisis professional 24/7.
The National Child Abuse Hotline is a 24/7 line dedicated to preventing child abuse and currently serves the United States and Canada. The hotline can be reached at 1.800.4.A.CHILD (1.800.422.4453).
Helpful Mental Health Resources
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.