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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

If you’re thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the Lifeline network is available 24/7 across the United States. 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.

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline has additional crisis services in Spanish, for Deaf & Hard of Hearing, Veterans, and Disaster Distress. Some crisis services are available in Chat and Text. 

Apply over the Phone or In Person

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
 Call: 1-800-273-8255

Nacional de Prevencion del Suicidio
 Call: 1-888-628-6454

Options for Deaf + Hard of Hearing
 Call: 1-800-799-4889

Veterans Crisis Line
 Call: 1-800-273-8255

Disaster Distress Helpline
 Call: 1-800-985-5990

Take Action Now

Visit the Suicide Prevention Lifeline to chat or text with crisis services.

Eligibility

There are no eligibility requirements to call the Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

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