Suicide Prevention Resources
If you’re considering self-harm or suicide, there are folks out there who care and are ready to listen. Please reach out to someone. If you have a resource you would like added to this list please contact me.
If you or someone you know is in immediate danger of harming themselves or others this is an emergency – please contact emergency services.
- 911 – United States, Canada
- 112 – United Kingdom, much of Europe
The Trevor Project – 1-866-488-7386
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. 24/7/365 phone line, with text messaging and live chat coverage part of the time.
Trans Lifeline – 1-877-565-8860 (US), 1-877-330-6366 (Canada)
A support hotline staffed by trans people, for trans people.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-8255
Jed Foundation – 1-800-273-8255 or Text ‘Start’ to 741-741
A foundation that provides mental health resources for teens and young adults.
Veterans Crisis Line – 1-800-273-8255 or Text to 838-255
A hotline specifically for Veterans of the US Armed Forces, staffed by Department of Veterans Affairs responders. Includes a confidential chatoption on their website.
Crisis Text Line – Text ‘HOME’ to 741-741
A texting service staffed by volunteer Crisis Counselors trained to bring texters from a hot moment to a cool calm through active listening and collaborative problem solving.
Wikipedia has a good list of suicide crisis lines by country if you don’t see a resource on this list that matches your needs.