Helplines

Immediately talk to someone through phone, text, or online chat. Helplines are available for moments of crisis, or if you just need someone to talk to and ask questions.

Helpline Resources

Speak to someone quickly via phone, text, or online chat.

  • 911

    For people to reach police, fire or emergency medical assistance 24/7. Call 911.

  • ANAD Helpline

    For people who want to talk to someone at an eating disorders-focused hotline.

  • Crisis Text Line

    For people who are looking for free, 24/7 crisis counseling. Text HOME to 741741.

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness

    For people looking to connect to peers for mental health support.

  • National Crisis Hotline

    For people to learn more about available mental health and substance use resources and services. Call 211. Available 24/7.

  • National Eating Disorders Association Helpline

    For people who are looking for help related to eating disorders.

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

    For people who are going through a crisis and need access to 24/7, free, and confidential crisis counselors.

  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration National Helpline

    For people looking for referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations specializing in mental health or addiction support.

  • Teen Line

    For teens looking to talk to other teens (service offered by Cedars Sinai Medical Center).

  • Trans Lifeline

    For people who identify as trans and are looking for 24/7 peer support or crisis support.

  • TrevorLifeline / TrevorChat / TrevorText

    For LGBTQ+ youth who want to talk to a specially trained LGBTQ+ crisis counselor 24/7 over the phone, over text, or via messaging platform.

  • Veterans Crisis Line

    For veterans who want to reach trained crisis counselors 24/7 (operated by the Department of Veterans Affairs).

  • Crisis Helplines

    Contact a helpline if you need to speak to someone immediately. These are available 24/7.

    Crisis Text Line

    Text HOME to 741741

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

    Call 1-800-273-8255

    The Trevor Project (LGBTQ)

    Call 1-866-488-7386
    Text START to 678-678

    Veterans Crisis Line

    Call 1-800-273-8255 and press 1