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Mental Resources for Immediate Assistance

How can a hotline help you or someone you love?

Help lines can provide support in times of crisis.  If you or a loved one are experiencing a remove crisis, you can reach out to a  crisis hotline for assistance and guidance on how to deal with suicidal thoughts, psychotic breaks, or manic episodes.  If you are having an emergency CALL  911.

If you need information, resources and education about mental health issues and the effects that mental illness can have on people and their loved ones contact one of the helplines below.

Hotlines can also connect you to treatment centers or refer you to a nearby hospital or add period

Servicios de crisis in NYC : (888) NYC-WELL (8886929355)               
Línea de mensaje de texto : CONNECT A 741741
Línea de atención para prevención de suicidios : 988 or 1-800-273-TALK(8255) 
LGBT Línea de atención nacional : 1-800-985-5990 or Escribe ‘talkwithus’ al 66746
Línea de atención de Angustia por desastre  24/7 
Violencia doméstica 1-800-799-7233
Línea crisis para veteranos : 800-273-8255 presione “1”
Línea de ayuda nacional para trastornos alimenticios 1-800-931-22-37
Línea de atención nacional  SAMHSA 1-800-622-HELP (4357)
988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline– Services offered: Free, 24/7 help for those who are in crisis or experiencing distress. 

– Who they serve: Anyone.
Call or text 988 to reach a live representative
Crisis Text Line– Services offered: 24/7 support for those in crisis.
– Who they serve: Anyone.
Text “HOME” to 741741
Deaf Crisis Line– Services offered: 24/7 crisis support

– Who they serve: Those who are deaf or hearing-impaired.
Video phone: +1 321-800-3323
The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline– Services offered: Trained counselors to provide resources and support in getting help during a child abuse situation.

– Who they serve: Witnesses of child abuse, adults, parents, guardians, teens and children experiencing abuse.
Call or Text 1-800-422-4453
National Domestic Violence Hotline– Services offered: Available 24/7. Trained advocates to support domestic violence survivors.

– Who they serve: Adults, couples.
Call 1-800-799-7233 (for TTY: 1-800-787-3224) or text “START” to 88788.
National Sexual Assault Hotline (created by RAINN – Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network)– Services offered: Confidential support from a specialist to find resources in your community and resources to seek safety if you have experienced sexual assault.

– Who they serve: Adults, families.
Call +1 800-656-4673 ONLINE CHAT
The Network/La Red– Services offered: 24/7 hotline and crisis intervention for members of the LGBTQIA+ community.

– Who they serve: Adults of the LGBTQIA+ community.
Call +1 800-832-1901
Lines for Life– Services offered: Military Helpline operates 24/7/365 and gives free and  confidential support to service members, veterans, and their families.

– Who they serve: Military members, veterans, and families of military members and veterans.
Call +1 888-457-4838 (24/7/365)

Text MIL1 to 839863 Monday-Friday, 2-6pm PT.
Veterans Crisis Line– Services offered: 24/7 Crisis support for Veterans, National Guard, Reserve members, and their loved ones. You don’t have to be enrolled in VA benefits or health care to connect.

– Who they serve: Veterans and families of veterans.
Call 1-800-273-8255 and press 1 or send a text to 838255
Drug Abuse Hotline– Services offered: 24/7 hotline for clients seeking resources for addiction treatment.

– Who they serve: Adults, families.
Call +1 844-289-0879
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)– Services Offered: Trained counselors provide resources to get connected with a treatment facility, support groups, or a community-based program near you.

– Who they serve: Adults, families dealing with addiction.

Call 1-800-662-4357

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