Get help now
There is help. There is hope. You are not alone.
If you feel like you can’t cope, or that your life isn’t worth living, get help now. People are available 24/7 to support you. You can:
Text the Crisis Text Line — text “WORDS” to:
Call 911 or go to the nearest hospital.
Care and resources for Kaiser Permanente members
Community resources and support
Find help for yourself or someone you care about.
• Mental Health America
MHA provides mental health screenings to help with early identification and intervention for those at risk, along with information, support, and advocacy to promote mental health as part of overall wellness.
• National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Tools, resources, and referrals for people with mental health conditions and their loved ones. NAMI also advocates to help shape public policy and works to fight stigma through public awareness campaigns and programs.
• National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Free, confidential, 24/7 support for people in distress, plus suicide prevention and crisis education and resources for family and friends. Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) to talk to a skilled, trained counselor anytime. You don’t have to be suicidal to call.
•The Trevor Project
The world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ youth. In addition to free and confidential crisis counseling, they also offer resources related to sexual orientation and gender identity, and provide a safe, judgement-free space to talk.
In crisis? Call the TrevorLifeline at 1-866-488-7386, 24/7, or contact TrevorChat and TrevorText at TheTrevorProject.org/GetHelp.
• Crisis Text Line
Crisis Text Line offers free, 24/7 support to anyone in crisis. Text “WORDS” to 741741 from anywhere in the U.S. to text with a trained crisis counselor. They can help you create a plan for how to stay safe and healthy and connect you to resources and support.
If you're looking for local support, here is a list of resources by state:
- Mid-Atlantic States (Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C.)
- Northwest (Oregon and Washington)