If you’re in crisis and experiencing a life threatening emergency call 911. If you are experiencing an immediate crisis about which you need to speak to someone here are some resources for you that are at no cost. My online services are NOT appropriate for crisis situations and I can not provide emergency services. These resources below can!
If You’re in Crisis, There’s Free Online Counseling & Support
These organizations are staffed with trained volunteers 24/7 and offer
both in-person and email support:
  • A Suicide referral website with many fast resources available: www.befrienders.org
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255  https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
  • Samaritans USA http://www.samaritansusa.org/
  • Safe Call Now is a CONFIDENTIAL, comprehensive, 24-hour crisis referral  service for all public safety employees, all emergency services personnel and their family members nationwide https://www.safecallnow.org/  (206-459-3020)
  • If you’re having thoughts of suicide or self-harm, you can access free support right away with these resources:

  • The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Call the Lifeline at 800-273-8255, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • The Crisis Text Line. Text HOME to the Crisis Text Line at 741741.

  • The Trevor Project. LGBTQIA+ and under 25 years old? Call 866-488-7386, text “START” to 678678, or chat online 24-7

  • Veterans Crisis Line. Call 800-273-8255 and press 1, text 838255, or chat online 24-7.

  • Deaf Crisis Line. Call 321-800-DEAF (3323), text “HAND” at 839863, or visit their website.

  • Befrienders Worldwide. This international crisis helpline network can help you find a local helpline.