Hotlines and Community Resources
At NHCG, we recognize the importance of immediate support and community connection during challenging times. Our carefully curated resources below aim to provide assistance, understanding, and a sense of community for those navigating mental health crises.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Call 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) for confidential support if you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts or emotional distress.
The 988 Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Helpline
NAMI Provides information, support, and referrals for individuals and families affected by mental health conditions. Trained volunteers offer guidance and resources.
Availability: Monday through Friday,
10 am to 8 pm ET
Crisis Text Line:
Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform.
Crisis Text Line provides free, 24/7, high-quality text-based mental health support and crisis intervention by empowering a community of trained volunteers to support people in their moments of need.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Call 1-800-799-SAFE (1-800-799-7233) if you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence.
National Domestic Violence Hotline provides essential tools and support to help survivors of domestic violence on a 24/7 basis so they can live their lives free of abuse.
Contacts to The Hotline can expect highly-trained, expert advocates to offer free, confidential, and compassionate support, crisis intervention information, education, and referral services in over 200 languages.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline:
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
SAMHSA’s mission is to lead public health and service delivery efforts that promote mental health, prevent substance misuse, and provide treatments and supports to foster recovery while ensuring equitable access and better outcomes with this helpline providing free, confidential, 24/7 support and referrals.
Call 1-800-662-HELP (1-800-662-4357) for assistance with substance use disorders and mental health concerns.
Veterans Crisis Line
Offers support for veterans in crisis and their families. Connects individuals with qualified Department of Veterans Affairs responders for confidential assistance.
The Veterans Crisis Line is free and confidential. When you call, chat, or text, a qualified responder will listen and help. You decide how much information to share. Support doesn't end with your conversation, with their responders can connect you with the resources you need.
(1-800-273-8255), Press 1
Text: Text "838255"
Online Chat: veteranscrisisline.net
If you are currently experiencing an emergency or a mental health crisis, please take immediate action for your safety by calling 911, going to your nearest hospital or crisis center, or dialing 988, the designated hotline for mental health emergencies in the United States.