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Crisis Text Line

Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support via a medium people already use and trust: text.

Text (U.S. & Canada): HOME to 741741

Text (U.K.): HOME to 85258

Text (Ireland): HOME to 50808

What to expect when you text: click here

Text HOME to a number above, depending where you live, anytime. Crisis Text Line is here for any crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.

Check out crisistextline.org for more information.

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

If you’re thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the Lifeline network is available 24/7 across the United States.

Call (U.S.): 1-800-273-8255

En Español (U.S.): 1-888-628-9454

What to expect when you call: click here

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, across the United States. The Lifeline is comprised of a national network of over 170 local crisis centers, combining custom local care and resources with national standards and best practices.

Check out suicidepreventionlifeline.org for more information.

Boys Town Hotline (Your Life Your Voice)

A national crisis line for kids, teens, young adults and parents.

Call (U.S.): 1-800-448-3000

Text (U.S.): VOICE to 20121

The Boys Town National Hotline counselors specialize in talking to kids, teens, and young adults. Their counselors are ready to support you through difficult feelings, and times of stress. If you need someone to talk to, reach out for help.

Check out www.yourlifeyourvoice.org for more information.

The Trevor Project

Saving young LGBTQ+ lives.

Call: 1-866-488-7386

Text: START to 678-678

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The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.

Check out thetrevorproject.org for more information.

Trans Lifeline

Peer support services, hotline, and resources for Transgender People.

Call (U.S.): 877-565-8860

Call (Canada): 877-330-6366

What to expect when you call: click here

Trans Lifeline’s Hotline is a peer support service run by trans people, for trans and questioning callers. Their operators are located all over the U.S. and Canada, and are all trans-identified. If you are in crisis or just need someone to talk to, even if it’s just about whether or not you’re trans, please call them. They will do our best to support you and provide you resources.

Check out translifeline.org for more information.

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