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Crisis Support – USA

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Below we have detailed a list of mental health crisis services and support lines for the USA, that you can contact. We have also listed other American charities and organisations that specialise in mental health in which you may find useful.

911 is the universal emergency number for everyone in the United States.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (24/7 helpline)
Tel: 1-800-273-8255

Crisis Chat – is an online only service.

Start Your Recovery (Support for overcoming substance misuse)

The Trevor Project (specialising in LGBT suicide)
Tel: 866-488-7386

SAMHSA National hotline (24/7 hotline, does not offer counselling but can transfer to state services)
Tel: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

Crisis Text Line (A crisis text and call back service) Text: 741741

Mental Health America (Crisis line 1-800-273-TALK)

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