Helpful Resources

If you know someone in crisis, the following resources are available.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
This crisis line is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Available to everyone
Veteran’s specific line 1-800-273-TALK (8255), Press 1
Accommodations for the deaf and hard of hearing can contact the Lifeline via TTY at 1-800-799-4889
All callers’ identity is kept confidential

The Trevor Project 866-488-7368
LGBTQ Youth and Friends
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Trevor Chat (Instant Messaging)
Open 7 days a week between 3pm-10pm ET/12pm-7pm PT

Trevor Text Messaging
Text “Trevor” to 1-202-304-1200
Available Monday – Friday between 3pm-10pm ET/12pm-7pm PT

Teen Line Online 310-855-(HOPE)4673 or 800-TLC-TEEN (nationwide toll-free) from 6pm to 10pm PST
A teen-to-teen hotline with community resources
Teen Line Text Messaging
Text TEEN to 839863
Open between 6:00pm-9:00pm PST to speak with one of our teens

Social Media outlets are also important to monitor if you are worried about someone. If social media posts cause alarm, please do not hesitate to call 9-1-1 and notify the site about your concerns.  

Other Resources
Suicide Prevention Line (24/7)
Phone: 877-727-4747 -OR- 800-784-2433
Website: http://www.didihirsch.org/spc

RAINN (Rape and Battery Hotline) (24 hr)
Phone: 800-230-7526
Website: rainn.org

GLBT National Youth Talkline (M-F 1-9 PM PST, Sat 9-2 PST)
Phone: 800-246-7743
Website: glnh.org

National Eating Disorder Association (8:30 – 4:30 PST)
Phone: 800-931-2237
Website: nationaleatingdisorders.org

National Drug and Alcohol Abuse Hotline
Phone: 877-437-8422
Website: drug-rehabs.org

National STD and AIDS Hotline (24 hr)
Phone: 800-227-8922
Website: ashastd.org

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline (24 hr)
Phone: 800-4-A-Child (800-422-4453)

  References
National Institute of Health. (2017). National Institute of Mental Health. Suicide Prevent. Retrieved from https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/suicide-prevention/index.shtml

Teen Line. (2017). Teens Helping Teens. Retrieved from http://www.teenlineonline.org

The Trevor Project. (2017). Get Help Now. Retrieved from http://www.thetrevorproject.org/pages/get-help-now

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