RESOURCES FOR HELP IN THE UNITED STATES
- 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
(formerly the National Suicide Prevention Hotline)
Simply dial 988 for help! As of July 16 2022, 988 is the designated three-digit emergency code to reach the Lifeline. The old help line, 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) is still active and will remain available as long as the service continues. For deaf and hard of hearing people using TTY devices, dial 711 then 988. Please see the Lifeline website for more options, including targeted help for specific groups.
- Crisis Text Line
Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a volunteer crisis counselor
- Trans Lifeline
US: (877) 565-8860
Canada: (877) 330-6366
- The Trevor Project (for LGBTQIA+ Youth)
HELP LINES IN THE UNITED KINGDOM
Call: 116 123 (24 hours a day, free to call)
If these hotlines aren’t available in your area, the listings are outdated, or you’d simply prefer another, the Find A Helpline website is a useful tool in finding options for help across the globe.