This website does not provide counseling. These resources are offered for general information only. If you are in crisis, please call your local suicide prevention hotline or emergency services number.
The 988 Lifeline: Call, Text, Chat
The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is a United States-based suicide prevention network of over 200+ crisis centers that provides 24/7 service via a toll-free hotline with the number 9-8-8. It is available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. The previous Lifeline phone number (1-800-273-8255) remains available.
The Veterans Crisis Line
Veterans can use this new option by dialing 988 and pressing 1 to contact the Veterans Crisis Line. Veterans may still reach the Veterans Crisis Line with the previous phone number—1-800-273-8255 and Press 1—by text (838255), and through chat (VeteransCrisisLine.net/Chat).
International Suicide Hotlines
The Trevor Project: 1-866-488-7386
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning youth.
Denver psychologist and social worker, Stacey Freedenthal, PhD, LCSW, is the author of the book Helping the Suicidal Person: Tips and Techniques for Professionals. Her website provides numerous resources for suicidal individuals and their loved ones, survivors, mental health professionals, & others who care.
Dealing with Depression: A Resource Guide
Recovery Village Columbus, an accredited and licensed rehabilitation and mental health center in Ohio, has assembled a broad collection of links to recognized and reputable organizations and evidence-informed content relevant to those experiencing depression or caring for someone who is.
International Bipolar Federation (IBPF)
Formerly known as California Bipolar Foundation, IBPF was founded in June 2007 in San Diego, California by four parents with children affected by bipolar disorder. Well aware of the trauma that bipolar disorder can cause for those living with the illness and their families, these parents felt compelled to do something constructive to help. IBPF focuses on mental health awareness, in addition to education, resources, and supportive connection for all who are touched by bipolar disorder.