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We can all help prevent suicide. The 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.
Check out our new, interactive web page showing the impact of the Lifeline and its network of crisis centers. Get national call volume, find actions to take, and learn more through our By the Numbers page.
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. Were committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.
We understand that every struggle is different. Experience the stories of people like you, and how they overcame crisis to find hope and recovery.
First, youll hear an automated message featuring additional options while your call is routed to your local Lifeline network crisis center.
Well play you a little music while we connect you to a skilled, trained crisis worker.
A trained crisis worker at your local center will answer the phone.
This person will listen to you, understand how your problem is affecting you, provide support, and get you the help you need.
Lifeline Center calls are free and confidential, and were available 24/7.
Get resources for yourself or be the difference for a loved one by offering support and understanding.
Lifeline centers range across the U.S. and rely on state and local funding to operate. Find out how you can help.
Local crisis centers can support the fight against suicide by joining the Lifelines national network.
Spread the word about the Lifelines free, confidential, 24/7 services and raise awareness for suicide prevention.
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NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE 1-800-273-TALK is a registered service mark of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is administered by Vibrant Emotional Health.