National Crisis Resources

Suicide Hotlines in the United States

List of crisis lines for each state in the US.


NAMI National Warmline Directory

A warmline, operated by peers who have undergone recovery themselves, provides callers with emotional support. There’s a “warmline directory” on NAMI’s website ( to access the latest version independently.


National Alliance of Mental Illness

Phone: 1-800-950-6264; text: 741741. Available Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. PST and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST. Notes: Line for info and referrals only.


National Mental Health Consumers’ Self-Help Clearinghouse

A national technical assistance and resource center, run by peers, promotes recovery, self-determination, and community inclusion. The Clearinghouse maintains connections to self-help and advocacy resources, providing expertise to peer-run groups and organizations serving individuals diagnosed with mental health conditions.


National Empowerment Center Directory

A peer respite offers voluntary, short-term overnight stays in a non-clinical setting, providing community-based crisis support. Operating around the clock in a home-like atmosphere, it helps individuals gain fresh perspectives and strategies for progress. Successful peer respites are currently active in several states including California, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, and Wisconsin.


S.A.F.E Alternatives (Self-Injury)

Phone: 1-800-DONT-CUT (1-800-366-8288). Notes: Line for leaving VM and info requests only.


The Deaf Hotline

24/7 hotline formed by a partnership between NDVH and ADWAS. 

LGBTQ Resources

Trevor Lifeline\ow

Phone: 1-866-488-7386, available 24/7.


Trans Lifeline

A 24/7 hotline staffed by trans volunteers for peer support. They also provide resources.


Trans Youth Family Allies

Phone: 1-888-462-8932. Notes: line for info and requests only.


LGBT National Help Center

A nonprofit organization offering essential peer support, community engagement, and resource guidance. Accessible through the LGBT National Hotline for all ages at 888-843-4564, the LGBT National Youth Talkline for those 25 and under at 800-246-7743, and the LGBT National Senior Hotline for those 50 and above at 888-688-5428. Operating hours are Monday through Friday from 1-9 p.m. PST and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. PST.

Sexual Assault and Rape Resources

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)

RAINN serves as one of the top organizations in the fight against sexual violence nationwide. Through collaboration with over 1,000 local sexual assault service providers, RAINN operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE,, and, as well as the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. In addition to providing immediate assistance through these hotlines, RAINN conducts preventative programs, supports survivors, and works to ensure perpetrators face accountability. Contact options include phone at 1-800-656-HOPE (4763) and online chat via, accessible 24/7.


Human Trafficking Hotline

The National Human Trafficking Hotline links individuals who have experienced sex or labor trafficking with essential services and resources to seek assistance and ensure their safety. Assistance is offered in English or Spanish, as well as in over 200 other languages through an on-call interpreter. Contact options include phone at 1-888-373-7888, text at 233733, chat via, and TTY at 711. 


HIPS Hotline

Phone: 1-800-676-4477, available 24/Offering harm reduction strategies for individuals engaged in sex work, the sex trade, and substance use. HIPS provides emotional support and facilitates access to health and supportive services.

Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Resources

National Domestic Violence Hotline

You have the option to reach out to this hotline to speak with an advocate about your circumstances, receive LGBTQ+ referrals to further services, and explore available choices to develop a safety plan. Phone: 1-800-799-7233; TTY: 1-800-787-3224. The hotline is accessible 24/7, offering support in over 200 languages. Additionally, online chat support is available from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. CST. 


24 Hour Child Abuse Line

An online chat and text service staffed by counselors who are ready to respond to inquiries or offer further assistance and resources concerning child abuse. Call or text 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453) anytime, as it operates 24/7. It’s noteworthy that support is provided in over 170 languages, and an online live chat feature is also accessible.


Love is Respect

Phone: 866-331-9474; text “loveis” to 22522. A hotline accessible via chat, text, and phone, providing education, support, and resources concerning unhealthy relationships and intimate partner violence.


National Safe Place – Txt4Help

Text SAFE along with your location to 69866 for immediate help. Within seconds, receive the closest Safe Place location and contact info for the local youth shelter. You can also text with a mental health professional for more help. Fast, easy, safe, and confidential. 

HIV/AIDS Resources

HIV/AIDS Treatment Information

Phone: 1-800-448-0440, available Monday through Friday 9 a.m.-2 p.m. PST/12-5 p.m. EST. Notes: information only. English- and Spanish-speaking health information specialists are available.


United States AIDS Hotlines

Hotline list by state.

Addiction Resources

SAMHSA’s National Helpline

Phone: 1-800-662-4357 and 1-800-487-4889, available 24/7. English and Spanish available. A referral service connecting individuals to treatment centers, support groups, community organizations, and intervention programs.


National Drug and Alcohol Treatment & Referrals

Phone: 1-800-252-6465.


National Association of Rehabilitation Facilities

Phone: 1-800-368-3513. Refers individuals to rehabilitation hospitals or centers.

Housing Resources

National Runaway Switchboard

Dial 1-800-RUNAWAY (1-800-786-2929) anytime, 24/7. Additionally, access support via chat, forum, and email. Providing diverse support services, from attentive listening to resource assistance (such as shelter location), it acts as a nationwide communication network for runaway and homeless youth.


Women’s Law Shelters by State

Women’s Law provides a comprehensive directory by state, featuring programs offering aid/referrals, shelters, community initiatives, support groups, crisis counseling, and assistance with safety planning. Phone: 1-800-799-SAFE.


Fair Housing Information Clearinghouse

Phone: 1-800-343-3442; TDD: 1-800-483-2209. Supplies local and national information and links to housing resources.