Mental Health

LGBT National Help Center National Hotline: 888-843-4564 Youth Hotline: 800-246-7743

A hotline and online chat service for LGBTQ people, with a specific line dedicated for youth. Anyone can call, even if they are not in crisis.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 800-273-8255

A telephone and online chat service for those in crisis, as well as other mental health resources.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services 877-726-4727

An agency within the U.S. Department of Health that offers a variety of resources and centers with focuses on suicide, bullying, substance abuse, and homelessness, including LGBTQ- specific services.

The Trevor Project Lifeline: 866-488-7386

A leading national organization in crisis intervention for LGBTQ youth. Services include a suicide hotline, online chat services, text services, and an LGBTQ youth–specific social networking service.

Trans Lifeline (877) 565-8860

National trans-led 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to improving the quality of trans lives by responding to the critical needs of the community with direct service, material support, advocacy, and education.

Crisis Text Line Text START to 741-741

This free, confidential, 24/7 hotline is staffed by trained volunteers who will text with you and provide emotional support during times of crisis. To start a text conversation with someone, simply text "START" to 741-741.’

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