If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, in danger of hurting yourself or others, feeling suicidal, overwhelmed, or in crisis, it's very important that you get immediate help! You can do one of the following immediately:
If you are in crisis and need to talk to someone at any time, day or night, whether you feel suicidal or not, you can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. They can provide free confidential support in a variety of crisis situations, including immediate suicidal crisis, and they can provide general information about mental health.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline also offers Lifeline Crisis Chat for online crisis support at www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org.
If you are concerned that you or someone you care about may be experiencing emotional, physical, sexual, or other kinds of abuse, whether or not you would call it domestic violence, you can call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 (TTY: 1-800-787-3224). They provide free confidential support at any time, day or night.
You can also reach an advocate using their private chat services 7 a.m.–2 p.m. (CST) at www.thehotline.org.
If you are concerned that you or someone you care about has experienced sexual assault, sexual abuse, or rape, you can call your local hotline and/or call the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-HOPE (4673). They provide free confidential support at any time, day or night.
You can also use the National Sexual Assault Online Hotline at online.rainn.org for live, anonymous chat-based support.