The National Suicide Prevention Hotline

The National Suicide Prevention Hotline offers confidential, free 24/7 support for anyone experiencing any form of suicidal crisis or emotional distress.

If you or someone you know are struggling with depression or thoughts of suicide, call this number to speak with someone right now!

Their website also offers immediate text chat as an alternative to a phone call.

Text home to 741741

The Crisis Text Line offers confidential, free 24/7 support over SMS for any crisis you might be experiencing.

Responses are from trained Crisis Counselors.

NYC Well

NYC Well offers free, confidential 24/7 support for stress, depression, anxiety or drug and alcohol misuse in over 200 languages.

Support is available by phone, SMS or live chat from their website.


LifeNet offers free, confidential 24/7 mental health and substance abuse support  to New York City residents.

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project offers free 24/7 support to LGBTQ youth by phone, SMS, or live chat. is a free web resource that provides information about substance abuse, mental health issues, and suicide prevention.