I’m Having Thoughts of Suicide
Reaching out is the first step to safety
If you are having thoughts of suicide, a mental health professional can help. If you are currently in a state of distress, click on the direct service links below to be taken to dedicated crisis services.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
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. Find more information about the Lifeline at suicidepreventionlifeline.org. Press the button below to call directly or dial 800-273-8255.
Veterans Crisis Line
Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves. Find more information about the Veterans Crisis Line at www.veteranscrisisline.net. Press the button below to call directly or dial 800-273-8255 and press 1.
Crisis Text Line
Text from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor.
Every texter is connected with a Crisis Counselor, a real-life human being trained to bring texters from a hot moment to a cool calm through active listening and collaborative problem solving. Find more information about the Crisis Text Line at crisistextline.org Press the button below to text directly or text TALK to 741741 to text with a trained crisis counselor for free, 24/7.