National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
www.afsp.org (America Foundation of Suicide Prevention)
FOR IMMEDIATE HELP, call 800-273-8255
*Lifeline Crisis Chat is available 2pm-2am EST*
Veterans/Military: Press 1
www.nami.org (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
The leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services
to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth. The Trevor Lifeline:
If you need support, please call 866-488-7386. www.thetrevorproject.org
Text HOME to 741741 in the US
Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text 741741 from anywhere in the US to text with a trained Crisis Counselor. Crisis Text Line trains volunteers to support people in crisis. With over 62 million messages processed to date, we’re growing quickly, but so is the need.
The CT Suicide Advisory Board is a network of diverse advocates, educators and leaders concerned with addressing the problem of suicide with a focus on prevention, intervention,
and health and wellness promotion. Their site holds contains a wealth of information
including warning signs and resources.
United Way 2-1-1 is your one-stop connection to the local services you need, from utility assistance, food, housing, child care, after school programs, elder care, crisis intervention and much more. Dial 2-1-1 from anywhere in Connecticut and you will reach a highly trained call specialist who will assess your needs and provide referrals to the resources in your community.
Dial 2-1-1 to reach the Emergency Mobile Psychiatric Services, which is a mobile intervention service for children and adolescents experiencing a behavioral or mental health crisis. 2-1-1 will put you in touch with trained mental health professionals across the state who can respond immediately by phone or face to face within 45 minutes.