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Mental Health Hotline Numbers and Referral Resources

Mental Health hotline numbers for everything from alcohol treatment to panic disorder. Also National Alliance on Mental Illness -state affiliate phone list.

Mental Health hotline numbers for everything from alcohol treatment to panic disorder. Also National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and Mental Health America (MHA) state affiliate websites.

Suicide Hotline Phone Numbers

If you feel suicidal or you're in a crisis situation and need immediate assistance, people at these suicide hotlines in the U.S. are there to help. We have additional suicide information and resources here.

  • 988 - Suicide and Crisis Lifeline (The old number will work indefinitely; it is 1-800-273-TALK [8255])
  • 1-800-784-2433 (1-800-SUICIDE) - National Hopeline Network
  • 1-866-488-7386 (1-866-4.U.TREVOR aimed at gay and questioning youth)

Just a note: These are resources that we have come across that may prove helpful to you. Please understand, we ARE NOT recommending or endorsing any of them. It is up to you to determine if they offer something you need and whether or not it is appropriate for your situation.

Hotline Numbers

Domestic Abuse and Child Abuse Hotline

Drug and Alcohol

Eating Disorders

Learning Disabilities and ADHD

Mental Health Crisis Lines / Suicide Hotlines

Rape and Sexual Assault

STD / AIDS

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

1-800-950-NAMI (6264)
www.nami.org

NAMI State List:

 

Mental Health America (MHA)

(800) 969-6642
www.mentalhealthamerica.net

Mental Health America State List:

 

Non-Profit Groups for Illnesses & Disorders Government Agencies

More Information on Mental Health by Topic

AIDS

ALCOHOL and DRUG ABUSE

ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

ANXIETY / PANIC

  • Panic Disorder Information Hotline -- 1-800-64-PANIC

BIPOLAR and DEPRESSION

CHRONIC PAIN

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

EATING DISORDERS

GAMBLING

LGBTQ+

  • GLBT National Help Center
    Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender national hotline
    1-888-THE-GLNH (1-888-843-4564)
    https://www.glbthotline.org/

MENTAL HEALTH

SELF-HARM/SELF-ABUSE

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES

SUBSTANCE ABUSE/RECOVERY

For problems, issues or illnesses not listed above, contact the following:

Child Abuse and Neglect

  • National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
    1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678)
    703-235-3900
    www.missingkids.com
  • Child Help USA
    Info & referrals to local agencies; crisis counseling. Info & referrals to local agencies; crisis counseling.
    1-800-4-A-CHILD (24 hrs)
    www.childhelp.org/

  • National Council on Child Abuse & Family Violence
    Info & referrals on child abuse & other types of family violence. Visit the website for your local toll-free numbers.
    www.nccafv.org/

  • Child Welfare Information Gateway
    www.childwelfare.gov/

  • Stop It Now1
    Prevention of sexual abuse of children
    1-800-PREVENT confidential line
    www.stopitnow.org

  • Health Resources and Service Administration
    The HRSA Information Center provides publications, information, resources, and referrals about health care services
    www.ask.hrsa.gov
  • National Center for Education in Maternal & Child Health
    www.ncemch.org

  • National Center for Victims of Crime
    Resource and advocacy for crime victims. Stalking and dating violence resource centers
    http://victimsofcrime.org/

Missing Children

  • Child Find of America
    Prevention and resolution of child abduction
    1-800-I AM LOST
    www.childfindofamerica.org

  • National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
    Hotline: 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678)
    703-235-3900
    www.missingkids.com

  • National Runaway Switchboard
    Keeps America's runaway and at-risk kids safe and off the streets
    1-800-RUNAWAY
    https://www.1800runaway.org/

Youth Issues/Problem Parenting

  • Covenant House NineLine
    Referrals for youth or parents re: drugs, homelessness, runaways, etc. Message relays, reports of abuse. Helps parents with problems with their kids. If all counselors are busy, stay on the line & one will be with you as soon as possible.
    1-800-999-9999 (24 hrs)
    https://www.covenanthouse.org/

NIH'S INSTITUTES

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Crisis Lines Outside the U.S.

Country Hotline organization Website Phone number
Argentina Centro de Asistencia al Suicida www.asistenciaalsuicida.org (011) 5275-1135
Australia Lifeline Australia www.lifeline.org 13 11 14
Austria TelefonSeelsorge Österreich www.telefonseelsorge.at 142
Belgium Centre de Prévention du Suicide www.preventionsuicide.be 0800 32 123
Belgium CHS Helpline www.chsbelgium.org 02 648 40 14
Belgium Zelfmoord 1813 www.zelfmoord1813.be 1813
Brazil Centro de Valorização da Vida www.cvv.org 188
Canada Crisis Services Canada crisisservicescanada.ca 833-456-4566
Chile Ministry of Health of Chile www.hospitaldigital.gob 6003607777
China Beijing Suicide Research and Prevention Center www.crisis.org 800-810-1117
Costa Rica Colegio de Profesionales en Psicología de Costa Rica psicologiacr.com/aqui-estoy 2272-3774
France SOS Amitié www.sos-amitie.org 09 72 39 40 50
Germany TelefonSeelsorge Deutschland www.telefonseelsorge.de 0800 1110111
Hong Kong Suicide Prevention Services www.sps.org 2382 0000
India iCall Helpline icallhelpline.org 9152987821
Ireland Samaritans Ireland www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help 116 123
Israel [Eran] ער"ן www.eran.org 1201
Italy Samaritans Onlus www.samaritansonlus.org 800 86 00 22
Japan Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology www.mext.go.jp 81-0120-0-78310
Japan Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan www.mhlw.go 0570-064-556
Malaysia Befrienders KL www.befrienders.org 03-76272929
Netherlands 113Online www.113.nl 0800-0113
New Zealand Lifeline Aotearoa Incorporated www.lifeline.org 0800 543 354
Norway Mental Helse mentalhelse.no 116 123
Pakistan Umang Pakistan www.umang.com.pk/ 0311-7786264
Philippines Department of Health - Republic of the Philippines doh.gov.ph/NCMH-Crisis-Hotline 0966-351-4518
Portugal SOS Voz Amiga www.sosvozamiga.org

213 544 545

963 524 660

912 802 669

Russia Фонд поддержки детей, находящихся в трудной жизненной ситуации [Fund to Support Children in Difficult Life Situations] www.ya-roditel.ru 8-800-2000-122
Singapore Samaritans of Singapore www.sos.org 1-767
South Africa South African Depression and Anxiety Group www.sadag.org 0800 567 567
South Korea 중앙자살예방센터[Korea Suicide Prevention Center] www.spckorea.or 1393
Spain Teléfono de la Esperanza www.telefonodelaesperanza.org 717 003 717
Switzerland Die Dargebotene Hand www.143.ch 143
Taiwan 国际生命线台湾总会 [International Lifeline Taiwan Association] www.life1995.org 1995
Ukraine Lifeline Ukraine lifelineukraine.com 7333
United Kingdom Samaritans www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help 116 123
United States 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline 988lifeline.org 988

APA Reference
Staff, H. (2022, January 10). Mental Health Hotline Numbers and Referral Resources, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2022, September 28 from https://www.healthyplace.com/other-info/resources/mental-health-hotline-numbers-and-referral-resources

Last Updated: August 12, 2022
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