If you are worried about yourself or a friend, we encourage you to call THE SUICIDE LIFELINE at 1-800-273-8255(TALK). The Lifeline is available 24/7. You can also Text GO to 741741.

VolunteerIf you are in crisis and thinking about harming yourself or having thoughts of suicide, Call 911 or go to your local emergency department.

Make sure you are not alone. Call a friend or family member. Take yourself away from harmful objects. Take a deep breathe. We can think of a million things for you to do in this moment and most importantly it is to live.

If you are in crisis and need to talk to someone please text or call one of the following national agencies or check out SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) for Local Treatment Centers and enter your zip code or go to American Psychological Association to get a full list of counselors and therapists in your community.

  • Text START to 741741 available 24/7
  • Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • Call the Youth Helpline Your Life Your Voice at 1-800-448-3000, run by Boys Town National Hotline (for everyone).

We encourage you and your friend to call The Suicide Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 (TALK). The Lifeline is available 24/7. Your call is routed to the Lifeline center closest to your area code. You can also Text START to 741741; people are there too for you and your friends.