Hotlines

For all emergency situations in which someone requires immediate medical assistance and/or is in immediate danger to themselves or others, call 911 or local police.

Disaster Distress Helpline

A national hotline dedicated to providing year-round immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories. Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster. Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.

Lifenet

Lifenet provides multilingual helpline for crisis intervention, mobile crisis team, and mental health referrals.

  • English: 1-800-LIFENET
  • Spanish: 1-877-AYUDESE
  • Korean and Chinese: 1-877-990-8585

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

No matter what problems you are dealing with, we want to help you find a reason to keep living, 1-800-273-8255. You will be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7 and online at www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org.

NYC Well

Trouble coping? Don’t struggle alone, 1-888-692-9355. We’re here to listen and help with problems like stress, depression, anxiety or drug and alcohol misuse. Text “WELL” to 65173. nycwell.cityofnewyork.us/en/

Samaritans of New York 24-Hour Hotline

This hotline, 1-212-673-3000, provides those in crisis (and those who care for them) with a 24-hour safety net that can be used to fill-in service gaps, bridge between appointments and act as a source of on-going emotional maintenance for those with chronic emotional issues.

SAMHSA's National Helpline

A confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year service (findtreatment.samhsa.gov) in English and Spanish for individuals and family members facing mental health and/or substance use disorders, 1-800-662-HELP. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations.

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.
 
TrevorLifeLine 1-866-488-7386
The TrevorLifeLineis a crisis intervention and suicide prevention phone service 24/7/365. Trained counselors are here to support you 24/7. If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk.
 
TrevorChat
TrevorChat is a free, confidential and secure instant messaging service, available 24/7/365,
that provides live help to LGBTQ youth Confidential online instant messaging with a Trevor counselor.
(access through a computer, as you may have technical difficulties if using a smart phone or tablet)
 
TrevorText
A confidential and secure resource that provides live help for LGBTQ youth with a trained specialist, over text messages. Text “START” to 678-678 to begin confidential text messaging with a Trevor counselor, available 24/7/365 (standard test messaging rates apply).

Veterans Crisis Line

The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline at 1-800-273-8255.