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US Helplines

LGBT Specific Crisis Intervention / Peer Support

The Trevor Project
Call, chat, text
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.

The LGBT National Help Center
Call, email, text
Provides telephone, online private one-to-one chat and email peer-support, as well as factual information and local resources for cities and towns across the United States. It has three different hotlines: All ages, youth (Up to 25), and senior (50+).

Trans Lifeline
Call only
Trans Lifeline is a trans-led organization that connects trans people to the community, support, and resources they need to survive and thrive.

THRIVE Lifeline (18+)
Text only
THRIVE Lifeline is a text-based crisis hotline. Even if you are not in an acute crisis, but are dealing with stress as you navigate identity, orientation, or barriers to academic and professional entry, THRIVE can help you.

SAGE National LGBT Elder Hotline
Talk and be heard at the SAGE LGBT Elder Hotline. Older LGBT people who want to talk can be connected with friendly responders who are ready to listen. If you are an LGBT elder or care for one, call the free SAGE Hotline, toll-free 24/7. The SAGE LGBT Elder Hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in English and Spanish, with translation in 180 languages.




General Crisis Intervention / Peer Support

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Call, chat, some text options, TTY, available in Spanish
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Crisis Text Line
Text only
Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor.

Teen Line
Call or text
Teen Line is a nonprofit, community-based organization helping troubled teenagers address their problems. Their mission is to provide personal teen-to-teen education and support before problems become a crisis, using a national hotline, current technologies and community outreach.