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Emergency Helplines

911 for Psychiatric Emergencies: In situations where there’s an immediate danger to you or someone you care about, call 911 and let the operator know it’s a psychiatric emergency. Ask for police officers who are trained to assist in such crises.

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: Dial or text 988 if you or someone you know is dealing with thoughts of suicide or a mental health crisis. You’ll be connected with trained crisis counselors who are available 24/7. They provide empathetic and non-judgmental support and can guide you to local mental health services.

Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741-741 to reach a skilled crisis counselor for free crisis support through text messages, around the clock.

National Domestic Violence Hotline: Call 800-799-SAFE (7233) anytime, day or night, to speak with advocates who offer confidential support for those dealing with domestic violence. Assistance is available in various languages, including Spanish.

National Sexual Assault Hotline: Call 800-656-HOPE (4673) to connect with trained staff from local sexual assault service providers. They offer various free services, and you can also use the Online Hotline for crisis chat support.

The Trevor Project: For LGBTQ young people in crisis, call 866-488-7386 or text START to 678-678. The Trevor Project provides 24/7 support from crisis counselors and offers crisis chat support as well.

These helplines are here to provide immediate assistance and support during critical moments. Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you need help or if someone you know is in crisis.