If you or someone you know is on the verge of suicide
PLEASE call 911 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at
1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) or go to the nearest hospital emergency room IMMEDIATELY so you can get help!
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
A 24-hour, toll-free suicide prevention service available to anyone in a suicidal crisis
Deaf Hotline 1-800-799-4TTY (4889)
Covenant House Nineline
Poison control is a free, 24-hour hotline for anyone in need of medical information and resources for poisoning, including alcohol and household cleaners.
International Suicide Hotline Resources Outside of The United States:
International Suicide Prevention Resources
MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES
APA Practice Organization Psychologist Locator
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Mental Health America
American Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists
Anxiety Disorders Association of America
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
http://www.nami.org/ The nation’s largest grassroots organization for people with mental illness and their families. Trained volunteers at the NAMI Helpline provide information, referrals, and support to all who are impacted by mental illness.
Call your local hospitals and ask what kinds of mental health services they offer — and at what price. Teaching hospitals, where doctors are trained, often provide low- or no-cost services.
COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES
If a college in your area offers graduate degrees in psychology or social work, the students might run free or low-cost clinics as part of their training.
ULifeline for College Students
On-campus health services.
If you're in college or about to start, find out what kind of counseling and therapy your school offers and at what cost. Ask if they offer financial assistance for students.
BULLYING AND CYBERBULLYING RESOURCES
STOMP Out Bullying™
GLSEN: The Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network
GLBT National Youth Talkline
Trevor Helpline / Trevor Project
Suicide hotline for youth dealing with sexual identity
LGBTQ Resources For Those Who Reside Outside of The United States:
- IGLHRC (International Gay & Lesbian Human Rights Commission)
- ILGA (International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association)
- IGLYO (International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Youth and Student Organization)
- GATE (Global Action for Trans* Equality)
- Oram International (Organization for Refuge, Asylum, and Migration)
- No More Fear Foundation
National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233 or text LOVEIS to 22522
National Child Abuse Hotline: 1 800 4AChild (1-800-422-4453) or text 1-800-422-4453
National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673) or Online Chat
More information on self-injury:
http://www.selfinjury.com – Referrals for therapists and tips for how to stop.
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Find a provider treating substance use disorders, addiction, and mental illness.
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
Assists individuals and their families to find resources and provide referrals to professionals.
National Eating Disorders Association
Dedicated to providing education, resources and support to those affected by eating disorders.
Fellowship of individuals who, through shared experience, strength and hope, are recovering from compulsive overeating.
GENERAL TEEN ISSUES ( OTHER THAN ANY ON THIS PAGE )
Teen Help Line
Real Help For Teens
Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network (RAINN)
RAINN is a free, confidential and secure crisis hotline 24/7 for victims of sexual assault or violence as well as their friends and families.
National Runaway Switchboard
A free & anonymous 24-hour crisis line for anyone who might want to run away from home or find themselves homeless. This hotline can also help if you want to come home if you are on the run or have a friend who is looking for help and is thinking about running away or is already on the run.
Kids Help Phone Website
For ages 20 and under, for all of Canada.
For ages 19 and under, for all of the UK.
Phone: 0 800 1111
For ages 18 and under.