Help Is Available
If you or a friend need to talk with a counselor for help or for resources available in your area, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), a free, 24-hour hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Your call will be routed to the nearest crisis center to you.
Another option is to text HOME to 741-741
LGBT Youth & adults, need help and feel like no one understands you? Contact the Trevor Project!
1-866-488-7386 - Available 24/7/365
or text START to 678678
Veterans can call 1-800-273-8255 or text 838-255. This is confidential and available every day, 24/7.
First Responders can call 1-877-230-6060 to speak confidentially with former officers, public safety professionals and/or mental healthcare providers.
Share the Load is available at 1-888-731-3473 and is run by the National Volunteer Fire Council.
Cop-2-Cop is available at 1-866-COP-2-COP and is run by retired police officers.
Frontline is available at 1-866-676-7500 for all first responders.
It doesn't matter which line you call or text, just reach out. You are important, this world is better with you in it and don't you at least deserve the opportunity to talk to someone before making a permanent choice?