Hotlines & Resources
- The Georgia Crisis Line (https://www.crisistextline.org/) is a 24-hour free mental health resource that is available anywhere the state. Trained clinicians are available to do free mental health assessments at your location or over the phone. Formally, individuals can use 1-800-715-4225, but in mid-July, the new national 9-8-8 number will route callers to the Georgia Crisis Line. The Crisis Text Line is a national text line that connects texters to trained crisis counselors.
- The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (http://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/) is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. It provides Spanish-speaking counselors, as well as options for deaf and hard of hearing individuals. A 24-hour online Chat, in partnership with Contact USA, is also available. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline can be reached at 1-800-273-8255, however, in 2019, the use of 988 was approved. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (ESP) can be reached at 1-888-628-9454 The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (Deaf & Hard of Hearing Options) can be reached at 1-800-799-4889
- The Veterans Crisis Line (https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/) is a 24-hour, toll-free hotline that provides phone, web-chat, and text options available to military veterans and their families. It provides options for deaf and hard of hearing individuals. The Veterans Crisis Line can be reached at 1-800-273-8255, followed by Pressing 1.
- IMAlive Crisis Chatline (www.imalive.org) is a non-profit, worldwide 24/7, anonymous chatline to help anyone in crisis via instant messaging.
- The Crisis Text Line (crisistextline.org) is the only 24/7, nationwide crisis-intervention text-message hotline. The Crisis Text Line can be reached by texting HOME to 741-741.
- Samaritans USA (http://www.samaritansusa.org/) is a registered charity aimed at providing emotional support to anyone in distress or at risk of suicide throughout the United States.
- The Trevor Project (http://www.thetrevorproject.org/) is a nationwide organization that provides a 24-hour phone hotline, as well as limited-hour web-chat and text options, for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth. The TrevorLifeline can be reached at 1-866-488-7386. TrevorChat can be found at https://www.thetrevorproject.org/get-help-now/ (available 7 days a week from 3PM to 10PM ET). TrevorText can be reached by texting TREVOR to 1-202-304-1200 (available M-F from 3PM to 10PM ET).
- The Trans Lifeline (https://www.translifeline.org/) is a nonprofit organization that is created by and for the transgender community. The crisis intervention hotline is staffed by transgender individuals, and is available to those in the United States and Canada.
- The Trans Lifeline can be reached at 1-877-565-8860.
- Autism resources and information for suicide concerns: Suicidal Thoughts & Autism: Resources & How to Help- https://www.elemy.com/studio/mood-disorders/autism-and-suicidal-thoughts. Autism Response Team: Call 1-888-AUTISM2. Get help for a suicide attempt happening now or use this resource to help you address other forms of mental health distress. This response team is trained to deal specifically with people with autism.