This page will routinely be updated as more help becomes available. We are hoping to add numbers outside of the United States as well. As always, if you have a question or just need to vent but do not need a professional opinion, feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Crisis Text Line
The Crisis Text Line is available to you 24/7 via text. Text the word “GO” to 741741. They will talk with you about:
- Suicidal Thoughts
- Eating Disorders
- Physical Abuse
- Emotional Abuse
- Sexual Abuse
Alcoholism and Drug Addiction
The National Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Information Center can be reached at 1-800-784-6776 or via chat on their homepage.
Al-Anon and National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism are also great resources.
Recovery Record is a great app to help you figure out and assess your feelings toward food.
Here are some tips from helpguide.org.
Additionally, several resources are available through the LGBT National Help Center:
Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE), the world’s largest organization devoted to improving the lives of LGBT older people, can be reached at 1-888-234-7243 (SAGE). Click for hours.
The LGBT National Hotline can be reached at 1-888-843-4564.
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Youth Talkline for teens and young adults up to age 25 can be reached at 1-800-246-7743.
Online Peer Support Chat, click for available hours.
Trans Teens Online Talk Group, click for available hours.
Rape and Abuse, Sexual and Domestic
Loveisrespect is the ultimate resource to empower youth to prevent and end dating abuse. It is a project of the National Domestic Violence Hotline. You can chat with loveisrespect by visiting their homepage, calling 1-866-331-9474, or texting loveis to 22522. You can call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233.
Here is a list of phone numbers courtesy of Seventeen.
To Write Love on Her Arms is a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide.