There are moments when life gets heavy. If you or a loved one is struggling with suicidal thoughts or ideations, don’t be afraid to reach out for help. There are multiple resources offered through various platforms and forms of communication:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
This toll-free hotline is available 24/7 and will route you to the nearest crisis center. Once connected, these centers will provide you with crisis counseling and health referrals.
National Hopeline Network: 1-800-784-2433
Known best as the National Hopeline Network, this call line is now under the IM Alive umbrella, but still provides the same free crisis intervention service. If you are experiencing thoughts of suicide, you can call this number to speak with someone directly.
IM Alive: www.IMAlive.org
The first of its kind, IMAlive.org is a free chat-based crisis response service that allows you to speak with a volunteer trained and certified in crisis intervention.
Crisis Text Line: Text “TWLOHA” to 741-741
This service allows you to chat via text with a trained crisis counselor.