National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Filed Under: Hotlines, Physical and Mental Health
Services

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, across the United States. The Lifeline is comprised of a national network of over 180 local crisis centers, combining custom local care and resources with national standards and best practices. Instant messaging services are available by clicking “chat” on the website.

Service hours

24/7

Cost
Free
Languages

English, Spanish (Note: network centers also have access to interpreting services for other languages)

While every effort is made to provide current and accurate information for the agency descriptions and hours of operation, it is recommended to call the agency to verify the information before visiting.

Last updated November 3, 2021

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