In a crisis?

Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor

Free 24/7 support at your fingertips

US and Canada: text 741741

UK: text 85258 | Ireland: text 086 1800 280

An example exchange between a texter and a Crisis Counselor.

Crisis Counselor: It’s understandable to feel that way when it’s so hard to see past your depression. Would you be interested in coming up with ways to manage the racing bothersome thoughts?

Caller: It really helps to talk about it, and I guess just figure out how to stop thinking so negatively.

Crisis Counselor: It sounds like you've been carrying your depression for a while, I imagine it's heavy.

Caller: Well my anxiety and depression has ruined a lot of friendships and relationships. I feel like I always end up alone and it's scary.

Crisis Counselor: Hey there. It looks like you're going through a rough patch tonight. Can you tell me a bit about why you’re texting Crisis Text Line? I'm here to listen and help as best I can.

Caller: I just need someone to talk to.

How It Works

Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime. Crisis Text Line is here for any crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.

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In a crisis?

Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor

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