You can text 741741 in the US or UK (686868 in Canada), or message Crisis Text Line on Facebook for help. You'll be matched with a volunteer counselor, who is supervised by a licensed, trained mental health professional.
Lifeline centers range across the U.S. and rely on state and local funding to operate. Find out how you can help.
24/7 free, confidential phone line that connects individuals in crisis with trained counselors across the United States. People do not have to be suicidal to call – reasons to call include: substance abuse, economic worries, relationships, sexual identity, illness, getting over abuse, depression mental and physical illness, and loneliness.
The Trans Lifeline provides support specifically for transgender and questioning callers, run trans people. They provide support during a crisis and can also offer guidance to anyone who is questioning their gender and needs support.
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 conversation typically ends when you and the Crisis Counselor both feel comfortable deciding that you’re in a “cool,” safe place.
In addition to its hotline, RAINN works with local rape crisis centers nationwide, providing resources, articles, programs, and events.
The Best Practice Team is here to support internal Crisis teams and external organisations to set up and develop projects to end homelessness.
Have a look at the volunteer roles available and contact us to find out how you can be part of ending homelessness.
Spread the word about the Lifeline's free, confidential, 24/7 services and raise awareness for suicide prevention.