Hotlines & Text Lines
Need immediate resources? Please find below a list of hotlines and text lines resources for both you and your students needs.
Mental Health Hotlines
- The Suicide Prevention Lifeline 800-273-8255
- connects callers to trained crisis counselors
- The National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-7233
- provides 24/7 crisis intervention, safety planning and information on domestic violence
- loveisrespect: 1-866-331-9474
- loveisrespect focuses on young adult relationships and hopes to end dating abuse.
- The Trevor Project: 866-488-7386
- Offers support to the LGBTQ young adult community.
- LGBT National Youth Talkline: 1-800-246-7743
- Free and Confidential peer support for the LGBTQ and questioning community ages 25 and younger
- National Eating Disorder Association: 1-800-931-2237
- NEDA offers help to a variety of eating disorders and hopes to "envision a world without eating disorders."
- National Alliance on Mental Illness: 1-800-950-6264
- NAMI provides treatment options and programs
- Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network: 1-800-656-4673
- RAINN is the "nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization." Their goal is to provide options and programs to victims, in addition to finding ways of preventing sexual violence
- National Parent Helpline: 1-855-427-2736
- Support for parents of all ages (especially young parents)
- National Youth Crisis Hotline: 1-800-448-4663
- 24-hour hotline for youth in crisis. Connects youth and their parents to support.
Mental Health Text Lines
- Crisis Text Line: Text SUPPORT to 741-741
- The Crisis Text Line extends to everyone. Their goal "...is helping people move from a hot moment to a cool calm, guiding you to create a plan to stay safe and healthy. YOU = our priority."
- YouthLine: Text teen2teen to 839863, or call 1-877-968-8491
- YouthLine provides a safe space for children and adults ages 11 to 21, to talk through any issues they may be facing, including eating disorders, relationship or family concerns, bullying, sexual identity, depression, self-harm, anxiety and thoughts of suicide.