Suicide Prevention Resources

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.

Emergency Services

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

A support hotline staffed by volunteers from local crisis centers around the US. Includes options for deaf/hard of hearing people in crisis, and a Spanish-language option. 24/7/365 phone line.

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 list of Crisis Lines

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.