Suicide Hotlines & Crisis Centers

Befrienders Worldwide 


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 800-273-TALK (8255)
Provides immediate assistance to individuals in suicidal crisis by connecting them to the nearest available suicide prevention and mental health service provider through a toll-free telephone number.  Funded by the Federal Government. 

NFL Life Line
A resource for current and former NFL players, coaches, team and league staff, and their family members. Call to get support from professionals who are trained to assist individuals in personal or emotional crisis and connect those individuals with the support they need.

The Samaritans, 877-870-HOPE (4673), 617-247-0220, 508-875-4500
Free, confidential 24-hour phone befriending line.  Referrals to local sites. 

Samariteens – Teen Helpline, 800-252-TEEN (8336)
Free, confidential help line for assisting teens in despair.  Staffed by teenage volunteers who are trained to be compassionate & supportive listeners. 

Find a Suicidal Helpline Near You (Crisis Helplines around the World)
Access to suicide and crisis helplines in over 40 countries and 10 languages.

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