Crisis Resources and Hotlines
Mental Health Treatment and Support
SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Available 24/7, 365 days a year.
The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with mental health conditions, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. Available from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., ET, Monday through Friday.
Crisis and/or Suicide Risk
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
1-800-273-TALK (8255) - English
1-888-628-9454 - Spanish
TTY: 1-800-799-4889 (4TTY)
A support line for young people in crisis, feeling suicidal or in need of a safe, judgment-free place to talk. Available 24/7, 365 days a year.
Hopeline provides support with trained counselors through this national hotline to prevent suicide.
YouthLine is a free, confidential teen-to-teen crisis and help line. Contact us with anything that may be bothering you. Teens are available to help daily from 4-10pm Pacific Time (adults are available by phone at all other times).
Text teen2teen to 839863
Click here to access chat and email options.
A helpline for youth and teens who have run away or are thinking about running away as well as for parents and caregivers. Each team member has been trained to handle a crisis, provide support and listen to your story.
Click here for call, chat, email and forum options.
The Military Helpline is here with free and confidential crisis intervention and sensitivity to military-specific issues. Staffed by veterans and others trained in military culture. Available 24/7, 365 days a year.
Trans Lifeline’s hotline is a crisis peer support service run by trans people, for trans and questioning callers. All operators are trans-identified. Available 24/7, 365 days a year.
The National Drug and Alcohol Treatment Hotline provides information, in English and Spanish, on alcohol and drug abuse, local treatment options, and support from counselors on alcohol, drug or family problems. It is a is a free, confidential, and available 24/7, 365 days a year.
Drug Free's helpline is for parents, caregivers and family members or anyone else playing a supportive role in the life of a young person struggling with drug or alcohol use. Trained specialists are ready to listen, help you find answers and make an action plan to help your loved one. Support is provided in English and Spanish from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 a.m. Monday through Friday and 12:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
For individuals and family members seeking crisis intervention, treatment referral, and chemical-dependency information. Free, confidential, and available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Click here for online Alcoholics Anonymous meetings.
Click here for online Narcotics Anonymous meetings.
Child Abuse and/or Neglect
The hotline offers crisis intervention, information, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources. All calls are confidential. Available 24/7, 365 days a year.
Darkness to Light (Child Sexual Abuse)
Call for resources, support or to have questions answered by a trained crisis counselor, 24/7 at no charge. All conversations are confidential.
Our highly-trained advocates are available 24/7/365 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship. Information provided in English and Spanish.
Text: LOVEIS to 22522
Video Phone Only for Deaf Callers: 1-206-518-9361
Access to Food
Refers people in need of emergency food assistance to food pantries, government programs, and model grassroots organizations that work to improve access to healthful, nutritious food, and build self-reliance. Available Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET.
1-877-8-HAMBRE (for Spanish)
Click here to search by zip code.
The WhyHunger Hotline refers people in need across the U.S. to food pantries, soup kitchens, summer meals sites, government nutrition programs and grassroots organizations, especially those that provide access to nutritious foods and nutritional support services.
Click here to search by zip code. Information on this page is provided in English and Spanish.
Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. Available 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday.