988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

Crisis Line

Immediate support and advice for people in distress


Crisis lines provide immediate support to help ensure a person's safety and help them take the next steps toward resolving a problem.

Crisis intervention hotlines/helplines are available through telephone, email, chat, text or other communication methods.

Additional Information

The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is a 24/7, toll-free suicide prevention service available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. If you need help, please dial 988.

The line provides immediate assistance to anyone seeking mental health services. Call for yourself, or someone you care about. All calls are free and confidential. Service also includes a Veterans Crisis Line.

Features a chat function called "Lifeline Chat" for those who would prefer to receive services over a computer. Chat is available 24/7.

Includes specific resources for Spanish speaking, veterans, deaf, hard of hearing, hearing loss, disaster survivors, youth, loss, LGBTQ, and attempt survivors crisis line.


  • Payment
    • Free / no cost to everyone
  • Specialization
    • Deaf or hard-of-hearing
    • Hispanic/Latino Community
    • Veteran

Application Instructions

The Lifeline is available for everyone, is free, and confidential


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Area Served


Phone Numbers

  • Primary Contact for this program: 988


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