Crisis Intervention/Suicide Prevention

The Trevor Project

Call (866) 488 7386 | Visit Website

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Call (800) 273 8255 | Online Chat | Visit Website

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

Crisis Text Line

Text HOME 741741 | Visit Website

Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor.

The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender National Hotline

Call (888) 843 4564 | Visit Website

The GLBT National Youth Talkline

Call (800) 246 7743 | Visit Website

Both provide telephone, online private one-to-one chat and email peer-support, as well as factual information and local resources for cities and towns across the United States.

Trans Lifeline

Call (877) 565 8860 | Visit Website

Trans Lifeline is a trans-led organization that connects trans people to the community, support, and resources they need to survive and thrive.

Youth Information

The National Runaway Safeline

Call (800) RUNAWAY | Visit Website

Provides advice and assistance to runaways, including resources, shelter, transportation, assistance in finding counseling, and transitioning back to home life. NRS frontline staff will also act as advocates and mediators if/as needed.

The True Colors United

Call (212) 461 4401 | Visit Website

The True Colors Fund is working to end homelessness among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning youth, creating a world in which all young people can be their true selves. True Colors United runs a database of service providers.

Self Abuse Finally Ends (S.A.F.E.)

Visit Website

Addresses individuals coping with non-suicidal self-injury, including locally-based information, support and therapy referrals.

Spanish Resources

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

Call (866) 615-6464 | Call (301) 443-8431 TTY | Visit Website

Mental Health Information in Spanish

NIMH offers basic information on mental disorders and related topics in Spanish for patients and their families, health professionals, and the public. Printed materials can be ordered free of charge and are available in bulk quantities for distribution at clinics, schools, and community events. Topics include:

Children and Mental Health: Is It Just a Stage?
Los niños y la salud mental: ¿Es sólo una etapa?

Depression: Basic Information
Depresión: Información Básica

Depression in Adolescence
La depresión en la adolescencia

La esquizofrenia

Hispanic American Mental Health Disparities Report

Visit Website | Visite el Sitio Web en Español

Other Hotlines

U.S. National Domestic Violence Hotline

Call (800) 799 7233 English & Spanish | Call (800) 787 3244 TTY | Visit Website

They also have an online chat feature available. Operating around the clock, seven days a week, confidential and free of cost, the National Domestic Violence Hotline provides lifesaving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety and live lives free of abuse. Highly trained, experienced advocates offer compassionate support, crisis intervention information and referral services in over 170 languages.

Pride Institute

Call (800) 547 7433 24/7 | Visit Website

Chemical dependency/mental health referral and information hotline for the LGBTQ community.

Rape Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)

Call (800) 656 HOPE 24/7 | Call (800) 810 7440 TTY | Visit Website

The nation’s largest organization fighting sexual violence, RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.