CALL 1-800-273-8255 if you or a loved one is having thoughts about suicide; there are people waiting to talk with you.

Call or text. It’s confidential.

You’re not alone. We’re here for you.

 

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1 (800) 273-8255

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week
Languages: English, Spanish
 crisis text line

 Text our trained crisis counselors about ANYTHING that is on your mind.

TEXT “GO” TO 741-741,    FREE, 24/7, CONFIDENTIAL.


OTHER RESOURCES

Connect with mental health and substance abuse providers in Charlottesville and surrounding counties. Call the referral line between 9am-4pm, Monday through Friday (434) 227-0641

  • Seven Cups of Tea (7cups.com)

    Free, anonymous and confidential online text chat with trained listeners, online therapists & counselors

  • Boys Town

1-800-448-3000 (24/7)

Live Chat with Boys Town (Monday-Thursday, 9pm-12pm EST)

Email Boys Town

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255 (24/7) Press 1 for Veterans line

  • Disaster Distress Helpline

1-800-985-5990

Text TalkWithUs to 66746

TTY for Deaf/Hearing Impaired: 1-800-846-8517


 DATING ABUSE & DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

  • loveisrespect

1-866-331-9474/tty: 1-866-331-8453 (24/7)

Live Chat with loveisrespect (7 days/week, 5pm-3am EST)

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-799-7233 (24/7)

Email the National Domestic Violence Hotline (24/7)

  • RAINN: Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network

1-800-656-4673 (24/7)

Live Chat with RAINN (24/7)


HUMAN TRAFFICKING

  • National Human Trafficking Resource Center

1-888-373-7888

Text BeFree (233733)


 CHILD ABUSE

  • USA National Child Abuse Hotline

1-800-422-4453 (24/7)


RUNAWAYS

  • National Runaway Safeline

1-800-786-2929 (24/7)

Live Chat with National Runaway Safeline (5:30pm – 12:30am EST)

  • National Safe Place

Text SAFE and your current location to the number 69866 (24/7)


 EATING DISORDERS

  • National Eating Disorders Association

1-800-931-2237 (Monday-Friday, 11:30 am-7:30 pm EST)

  • ANAD: National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders

630-577-1330 (Monday-Friday,12 pm-8 pm EST)

Email ANAD


 CUTTING/SELF INJURY

  • Safe Alternatives

Email SAFE Alternatives for information on seeking help

Call 800-366-8288 for information on seeking help


 SUPPORT FOR GAY, LESBIAN, BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER (GLBT) YOUTH

  • GLBT National Youth Talk

Call 1-800-246-7743 (Monday-Friday, 4pm-12 am EST/Saturday, 12pm-5pm EST)

Email the GLBT National Youth Talk

  • The Trevor Project

Call 866-488-7386 (24/7)

Live Chat with the Trevor Project (Daily 3pm- 9pm EST)


REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

  • Planned Parenthood

1-800-230-7526

Live Chat

  • STI Resource Center

Call 919-361-8488 (Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-6:00 pm EST)


 VETERANS

  • Veterans Crisis Line

Call 1-800-273-8255 (24/7)

Live Chat with the Veterans Crisis Line (24/7)