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Get Help Now

 
If you or someone you know is depressed or suicidal, and there is cause for immediate concern, there are a number of resources that can help.
 

You can also call one of the many local mental health agencies located throughout Vermont. Other resources are listed in the Resource Directory.

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Hotlines & Screening Tools

 

Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (800-273-8255)

www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org


VT Crisis Text Line: Text "VT" to 741741

Text VT to 741741 - Crisis Text Line is FREE - 24/7 support.

You get an automated text response first, and then a response from a trained crisis counselor. They work with you until you are cool and calm and have a positive plan for next steps.

 


 

Vermont 211:

  • Dial 2-1-1 anywhere in Vermont or visit www.Vermont211.org to get live referral help to public and private state and community services.

Umatter® U Can Get Help:  www.UmatterUCanGetHelp.org

Award winning website for youth who think they may need help or may be worried about someone else


National Hopeline Network: 800-442-HOPE (4673)

www.hopeline.com


 

Screening for Mental Health:  www.mentalhealthscreening.org

In-person and online screening programs for depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorder, PTSD, eating disorder, substance abuse, and suicide prevention.


 

GLBT National Health Center: 888-843-4564GLBT National Hotline

www.glnh.org


 

GLBT National Youth Talkline:  800-246-PRIDE (7743)

Online Peer Support Chat: www.glnh.org/chat/index.html

Telephone volunteers in their teens and early twenties speak with teens and young adults up to age 25 about coming-out issues, relationship concerns, parent issues, school problems, HIV/AIDS, anxiety and more.

 


 

The Trevor Project:   www.thetrevorproject.org

Trevor Lifeline: 866-488-7386 www.TrevorSpace.org Trevor Chat: 202-304-1200 Trevor Text: Text the word "Trevor"

Providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth.

 


 

Trans Lifeline:   www.translifeline.org

 


Veterans Crisis Line:   www.veteranscrisisline.net 1-800-273-TALK (8255) and PRESS 1