Mar 4, 2020
Push Play - Prevent Suicide
We can all help prevent suicide. 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.
Free and confidential. You’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor in your area.
You can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24/7 at *1-800-273-8255*.
*VETERANS CRISIS LINE** – **1-800-273-8255**, PRESS 1 OR TEXT 838255*
You can reach the Crisis Text Line 24/7 by texting “START” to *741-741*.
You can call The Trevor Project, an LGBT crisis intervention and suicide prevention hotline, 24/7 at *1-866-488-7386*.
You can call Trans Lifeline at *877-565-8860* if you live in the U.S. Call *877-330-6366* if you live in Canada.
To find local resources in your area, visit To Write Love On Her Arms.
If you are hard of hearing, you can chat with a Lifeline counselor 24/7 by clicking the Chat button on this page, or you can contact the Lifeline via TTY by dialing *800-799-4889*.
To speak to a crisis counselor in Spanish, call *1-888-628-9454*.
If you are a veteran (or your loved one is a veteran), you can reach the Veterans Crisis Line by calling *1-800-273-8255* and *Pressing 1. *You can also send a text to *838255.*
Head here for a list of crisis centers around the world.
For additional resources, see the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and SAVE (Suicide Awareness Voices of Education).
You can read the following stories from people who’ve been there:
* If You Feel Like You’re ‘Losing’ to Your Mental Illness, This Is Your Reason to Stay
* For When Your Only Thought Is Suicide
* The Difference Between Wanting to Die and Wanting the Pain to Stop
* Dear Suicidal You
*SAFE CALL NOW** – **1-206-459-3020** OR **1-877-230-6060*
Safe Call Now is a resource for public safety employees to speak confidentially with officers, former law enforcement officers, public safety professionals and/or mental healthcare providers who are familiar with your line of work. CONFIDENTIAL, comprehensive, 24-hour crisis referral service for all public safety employees, all emergency services personnel and their family members nationwide.
*SHARE THE LOAD** – **1-888-731-3473
*A program run by the National Volunteer Fire Council. They have a help line, and have also collected a list of many good resources for people looking for help and support.
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