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988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline



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About 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support and information over phone, text message (SMS) and online chat. We are here for everyone in United States who may be experiencing emotional distress related to anxiety, depression, loneliness, self-harm, suicide.

Our free support is provided for all mental health issues, whether you're in crisis or just need someone to talk to. You can contact us about anything that you're going through. As part of our commitment to preventing suicide, we are available to help you if you are considering suicide or harming yourself, or if you are noticing warning signs in a friend or family member

When you reach out to us you will talk with one our friendly and supportive counselors or volunteers who will listen to you with empathy and understanding, and work together with you to find a meaningful way foward. They are experienced in knowing how to help people who have challenges like what you are going through. Anyone may call and get support. We help everyone, regardless of age, gender, religious views, or nationality. Our helpline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. We are always ready to support you.

Where is 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline available?

Available nationwide in United States

Who does 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline support?

All topics and everyone

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