National Crisis Resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7 free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.


Online chat:

Phone: 1-800-273-8255

For TTY Users: Use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255

Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio

Lifeline ofrece 24/7, servicios gratuitos en español, y no es necesario hablar inglés si usted necesita ayuda.

Telèfono: 1-888-628-9454

Crisis Text Line

Crisis Text Line offers free, 24/7 support for those in crisis.


Text: 741741 from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor

In a crisis: Text “HOME” to 741741

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, 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. Callers can also order free publications and other information.


Phone: 800-662-HELP (4357) for SAMHSA's National Helpline

TTY: 1-800-487-4889 for TTY SAMHSA's National Helpline

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) provides advocacy, education, support, and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives.


Phone: 800-950-6264 for NAMI Helpline

In a crisis, text "NAMI" to 741741

National Institute on Mental Health

The National Institute on Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders. Their mission is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure.

Website: 1-866-615-6464

​​​​​​​ provides streamlined access to U.S. government mental health information and contains information for the public, health professionals, policymakers, business leaders, school systems, and local communities.


Mental Health America

Mental Health America is a nationwide nonprofit devoted to meeting the needs of people with mental illness and promoting the overall mental health of all through advocacy, education, research, and services.


Phone: 800-969-6642

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid is a course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial help and support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem or experiencing a crisis.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The CDC is a federal government agency that CDC works to protect America from health security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. CDC works to prevent or reduce the impact of mental illness in the following ways by monitoring trends, the development of evidence-based interventions, resource sharing, and evaluation.


Phone: 800-232-4636

American Psychological Association

American Psychological Association (APA) is the leading scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States. Their mission is to promote the advancement, communication, and application of psychological science and knowledge to benefit society and improve lives.


Phone: 800-374-2721