National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

800-273-TALK (8255)

  • 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline
  • Available to anyone is suicidal crisis or emotional distress
  • Calls are routed to the nearest crisis center

Our Mission

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Since its inception, the Lifeline has engaged in a variety of initiatives to improve crisis services and advance suicide prevention.

Services

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Helpline / Hotline
  • Information and Referrals

Comments

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. By dialing 800-273-TALK (8255), the call is routed to the nearest crisis center in our national network of more than 150 crisis centers. The Lifeline’s national network of local crisis centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals day and night.

Other Details

  • Accepts Volunteers: Yes, must be 18 or older
  • Ages: All
  • Fees: No

More Information

For more information please contact:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Phone: 800-273-8255
Spanish Hotline Phone: 888-628-9454
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Website

Hours
Available 24/7

Service Definitions

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