Helplines

Available 24/7, 365 days a year

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Provides free and confidential emotional support and crisis intervention

HopeLine NC:  919-231-4525 or 1-877-235-4525
Based in Raleigh, NC, HopeLine provides non-judgmental, listening, and sympathetic ears to talk to any time of day

Crisis Text LineText “HELLO” to 741-741
Highly trained counselors offer support and guidance to anyone experiencing mental health difficulties or emotional crisis

The Trevor Project (LGBTQ-Specific): 212-695-8650
A non-judgmental and safe place to talk for any LGBTQ+ identifying person feeling in crisis or suicidal (messaging or text services also available)

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Helpline (Mon-Fri, 10 AM-6 PM)1-800-950-NAMI (6264)
NAMI Volunteers can answer general questions about mental health issues and treatments