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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Phone Main: 
(800) 273-8255
Phone Emergency: 
(800) 273-8255

Who We Are

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, seven days a week. The Lifeline is committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices and building awareness.

For help 24 hours per day, every day, call 1-800-273-8255. Individuals may also chat online on the website with the Lifeline. The website also offers calming videos.

For Spanish speakers: Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio 1-888-628-9454.

For Deaf and Hard of Hearing Options: 1-800-799-4889.

 

Who We Serve

Languages Spoken:
 English,
 Spanish
Service Area(s):
 Nationwide

Cost

Fee Structure: 
No Fee

When and How

Available 24/7: 
Yes
Age Requirements:
 No Age Requirement
Family : 
No
Other Eligibility Criteria: 
Serves people in emotional distress and their loved ones. Also provides services to professionals.
Intake Process: 
Call or chat through the website.
Documents Required: 
No documentation required
Self Refer: 
Yes
Provider Refer: 
Yes
Intake Contact Telephone: 
(800) 273-8255
Additional Availability Comments: 
Lifeline operates every day, 24 hours per day.

Quality

Report Problems: 
Call the Agency

Accessibility

Where Service is Provided: 
Website
Telephone
Provides Transportation to/from Service: 
Unknown