Crisis Text Line
Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support and information via the medium people already use and trust: text.
- Text 741-741 from anywhere in the USA, anytime, about any type of crisis.
- A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds quickly.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline –1‑800‑273‑TALK (8255) or Live Online Chat
If you or someone you know is suicidal or in emotional distress, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
. Trained crisis workers are available to talk 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Your confidential and toll-free call goes to the nearest crisis center in the Lifeline national network. These centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals.
SAMHSA Treatment Referral Helpline –1‑877‑SAMHSA7 (1‑877‑726‑4727)
Get general information on mental health and locate treatment services in your area. Speak to a live person, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST. SAMSHA Treatment Locator at http://www.samhsa.gov/find-help
National Institute of Mental Health
NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness
Alliance Behavioral Health Care (Durham, NC)
24-Hour Access and Information Line: Call (800) 510-9132
Alliance Crisis and Assessment Centers provide licensed clinicians to meet with you and help assess your treatment needs. If immediate services are needed, staff from the Center will work with you and Alliance to find an appropriate treatment setting prior to you leaving the Center.