Check out these trusted mental health resources for additional help.
United States 🇺🇸
US National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Phone: 1-800-271-8255 or 988 (available 24/7)
The Lifeline provides free and confidential support for people in distress as well as prevention and crisis resources.
US National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Helpline
Phone: 1-800-950-6264 (available 10am to 10pm EST)
The NAMI Helpline is a free, nationwide peer support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers, and the public. They also have chat and email support options.
US Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline
Phone: 1-800-662-4357 (available 24/7)
SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a confidential and free information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations.
The Canada Suicide Prevention Service (CSPS)
Phone: 1-833-456-4566 (available 24/7)
Text: 45645 (available 4pm to midnight ET)
CSPS is a national network of existing distress, crisis, and suicide prevention line services. They are committed to supporting any person living in Canada who is affected by suicide, in the most caring and least intrusive manner possible.
United Kingdom 🇬🇧
Phone: 116 123 (available 24/7)
The Samaritans offers confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings, of distress, despair, or suicidal thoughts. It is free to call from within the UK and Ireland.
Phone: 0800.1110111 (available 24/7)
Provides anonymous and confidential support to anyone needing support around problems or crises at any stage of life. They also offer email and chat support options.
Phone: 13 11 14 (available 24/7)
Lifeline is a national charity that provides all Australians experiencing emotional distress with access to crisis support and suicide prevention services. Chat and text support are also available.
International (General) 🌍
Befrienders Worldwide members and volunteers around the world provide confidential support to people in emotional crisis or distress, or those close to them.
No matter where you live, you can access TrevorSpace, a safe and secure social networking site for LGBTQ young people and their allies.