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USA Help Lines

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911 is the national emergency number in the United States.

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline ( is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. It is only available in the United States. A 24-hour an Online Chat in partnership with Contact USA is also available.

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is a non-profit organization exclusively dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research, education and advocacy, and to reaching out to people with mental disorders and those impacted by suicide."

Crisis Text Line ( is the only 24/7, nationwide crisis-intervention text-message hotline.

Samaritans ( is a registered charity aimed at providing emotional support to anyone in distress or at risk of suicide throughout the United States

The San Francisco Night Ministry ( provides free confidential telephone counseling between 10 p.m and 4 a.m. Pacific Standard Time to anyone from any locality.

The Trevor Project ( is a nationwide organization that provide crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth.

The Veterans Crisis Line ( is a suicide-prevention hotline available to United States military people (both active-duty and veterans), in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. The service is confidential, free and open 24 hours.

Trans Lifeline ( is an American organization that provide crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to transgender and non-binary individuals. Trans Lifeline offers service throughout the United States and Canada.

HopeLine ( is a suicide prevention and crisis intervention hotline that can be called or texted. They operate by using active listening to support and reflect through any kind of crisis, even if not suicide related. While they are based in Raleigh, NC, they serve the entire nation.

Georgia Crisis & Access Line ( is a 24/7 crisis line for the state of Georgia which connects callers to trained professionals. GCAL will assess the level of crisis and (if needed) send a mental health professional to where the person in crisis is located.

Other suicide crisis organizations (

Transgender Help Lines

Trans Lifeline US: (877) 565-8860 Canada: (877) 330-6366
Trans Lifeline is a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to the well being of transgender people. We run a hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people. Trans Lifeline volunteers are ready to respond to whatever support needs members of our community might have. Trans Lifeline is accredited by Contact USA.

The Trevor Project

What is it?
A non-judgmental hotline with LGBTQ-sensitive trained counselors you can contact through a call, text, or chat during a mental health crisis and/or suicidal thoughts. Available in the United States.

Contact Information:
Trevor Lifeline 866-488-7386
Available 24/7

Text the word “Trevor” to 1-202-304-1200
Available Thursday and Friday 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. ET
Standard messaging rates apply

GLBT National Help Center

What is it?
The GLBT National Hotline provides telephone, online chat, and email peer-support. They speak with callers of all ages about bullying, workplace issues, HIV/AIDS anxiety, coming out, relationships, safer sex, and more. They also have a massive resource database for social and support groups, gay-friendly religious organizations, sports, leagues, student groups, and more.

Contact information:
Toll-Free National Hotline 1-888-843-4564
Monday – Friday 4 p.m. to 12 a.m. ET
Saturday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. ET

Youth Talkline 1-800-246-7743
Monday – Friday 4 p.m. to 12 a.m. ET
Saturday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. ET
For teens and young adults up to age 25

Online Peer-Support Chat
Monday – Friday 4 p.m. to 12 a.m. ET
Saturday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. ET
One-on-one confidential peer support; not for casual chatting.

Trans Teens Online Talk Group
Weekly moderated group for trans teens ages 12 – 19
Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. ET

The Gay & Lesbian Switchboard of New York 212-989-0999
Monday – Friday 4 p.m. to 12 a.m. ET
Saturday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. ET
NYC hotline providing peer-support and information on local resources