You can also call one of the many local mental health agencies located throughout Vermont. Other resources are listed in the Resource Directory.
Hotlines & Screening Tools
Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (800-273-8255)
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.
- 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)
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
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 877-565-8860
Veterans Crisis Line: www.veteranscrisisline.net 1-800-273-TALK (8255) and PRESS 1
Mental Health Agency Crisis Line Numbers by Region: https://vermontcarepartners.org/crisis-lines/