Get Help

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.

Hotlines

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

800-273-TALK (800-273-8255)

Over 160 crisis centers that provides 24/7 service via a toll-free hotline to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.
VT Crisis Text Line

VT Crisis Text Line

Text “VT” to 741741

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

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.

IMAlive

IMAlive

www.imalive.org

Our focus is suicide intervention, prevention, awareness, and education. We provide help and hope through online crisis chat, educational on-campus and virtual college events, and awareness campaigns.
LGBT National Help Center

LGBT National Help Center

888-843-4564

Providing confidential peer-support, information, local resources and more to calls of all ages (youth & adults).
LGBT National Youth Talkline

LGBT National Youth Talkline

800-246-PRIDE (7743)

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.

 

 


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.


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/

PDF Download  https://vtspc.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/VT-crisis-lines-resource.pdf

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