There is hope. Providing 24/7, free and confidential support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. The Lifeline helps thousands of people overcome crisis situations every day.
Who can call 988 for help?
Anyone can call 988. If you are in a mental health, substance use or emotional crisis, including having thoughts of suicide, you can call for help. The line is answered by trained crisis counselors who know how to provide appropriate support.
How do I contact 988?
You can call, text or chat 988 for help.
Services are provided in English and Spanish. Interpretation services are available in more than 150 languages.
More information about 988 is available from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services at: samhsa.gov/find-help/988