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Crisis Hotlines

Whom you can call when in crisis. Suicide and crisis hotlines.

Toll-Free Suicide Hotlines in the U.S.
You do not have to go through this alone. These toll-free suicide hotlines in the U. S. are waiting to take your call.

How to Help Someone Who is Feeling Suicidal
When a friend or loved one is feeling suicidal, this can be a frightening experience. There is no fool-proof formula to prevent a suicide, but the following are steps compiled from what most suicide prevention organizations recommend.

Whom to Call If You Are Feeling Suicidal
Are you in crisis, but not sure whom you can call for help? Here is a list of agencies and organizations that may be able to assist you.

Boys Town National Hotline
The Boys Town National Hotline is a 24-hour crisis, resource and referral line. Trained counselors are available 365 days a year.

Help for Australians
Lifeline provides 24-hour telephone counseling, information and referral through 41 centers throughout Australia. You can call Lifeline from most parts of the country for the cost of a local call.

International Helplines
Not a U.S. resident? Locate suicide hotlines in your country using Befrienders Worldwide.

Samaritan's U.S. Mirror Site
A nationwide charity which provides confidential emotional support to any person, irrespective of race, creed, age or status, who is suicidal or despairing. Provided 24 hours a day.

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