Support Hotlines and Resources

For Everyone

Disaster Distress Helpline

The Disaster Distress Helpline is a 24/7 national hotline dedicated to providing free and confidential immediate crisis counseling and support for people experiencing emotional distress related to emergencies and disasters, including public health emergencies. Confidential counselors can help connect callers with local help as well.

National Helpline: 800-985-5990

Spanish Speakers: Call 800-985-5990 and press 2.

Text: Text TALKWITHUS or HABLAMOS to 66746


Behavioral Health & Substance Abuse National Helpline

A free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (inEnglish and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental health and/or substanceuse disorders.

Telephone: 800-662-4357

TTY: 800-487-4889


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

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

Telephone: 800-273-8255

En Español: 888-628-9454

Deaf and Hard of Hearing 800-799-4889

Veterans call 800-273-8255 and Press 1.

Lifeline Chat is available 24/7 across the U.S. https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat/

National Parent Helpline

A trained Parent Advocate is available to assist parents and caregivers of children andyouth of all ages.

Helpline: 855-427-2736

Hours: Monday – Friday from 1pm to 8pm, Eastern Time.


Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline

If you are being hurt, know someone who might be hurting, or are afraid you might hurt another, call or text the Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline. Childhelp is a 24-hour hotline with resources to aid in every child abuse situation. All calls are confidential.

Call 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453)


National Domestic Violence Hotline

A national hotline and chat service that provides lifesaving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety and live lives free of abuse.

Hotline: 800-799-7233

En Español: 800-799-7233


National Sexual Assault Hotline

A national hotline and chat service providing free confidential help 24/7 to connectcallers to more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country.

Hotline: 800-656-4673

Chat: https://hotline.rainn.org/online

En Español: https://hotline.rainn.org/es


For Youth


A resource to empower youth to prevent and end dating abuse. Free and confidentialphone, live chat and texting services are available 24/7/365.

Hotline: 866-331-9474

En Español: 800-799-7233

Text: Text LOVEIS to 22522.



YouthLine is a free 24-hour, peer-to-peer youth crisis and support service via phone,text, chat, and email. The helpline is answered by youth daily from 4pm-10pm and byadults at all other times.

Telephone: 877-968-8491

Text teen2teen to 839863.

Chat now.

Email: YouthL@LinesforLife.org

National Runaway Safeline

1-800-RUNAWAY (1-800-786-2929)

A national hotline and chat service for teens who have runaway, homeless or who areconsidering leaving home.



The leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide preventionservices to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) youngpeople under 25.

TrevorLifeline: 866-488-7386

TrevorText: Text START to 678678

TrevorChat: https://www.thetrevorproject.org/get-help-now/


For Specific Populations

Veterans Crisis Line

The Veterans Crisis Line is a free, anonymous, confidential resource that’s available toVeterans, Service Members, National Guard and Reserve, and their family membersand friends, even if you’re not registered with VA or enrolled in VA health care.Call, chat online, or text to 838255 to receive confidential support 24/7 from VAresponders.


Telephone: 800-273-8255, Press 1

Deaf and Hard of Hearing: 1-800-799-4889

Text: 838255

National Problem Gambling Helpline

A single national access point to local resources for those seeking help for a gamblingproblem.

Helpline: 800-522-4700

Text: 800-522-4700

Chat: www.ncpgambling.org/chat


National Eating Disorder Association Helpline

A national helpline and chat service for individuals struggling with an eating disorder

and their friends and families.

Helpline: 800-931-2237

Monday-Thursday from 9AM – 9PM and Friday from 9AM – 5PM Eastern Time.