National Suicide Prevention Lifeline — 800‑273‑TALK (8255)  

If you or someone you know is suicidal or in emotional distress, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline . Trained crisis workers are available to talk 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Your confidential and toll-free call goes to the nearest crisis center in the Lifeline national network. These centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals.


Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support and information via a medium people already use and trust: text. Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime, about any type of crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from a secure online platform.

Kids’ link ri — 1-855-KID-LINK (855-543-5465)

Kids’ Link RI™ is a hotline for teens and children in emotional crisis. A program offered in collaboration with Gateway Healthcare, Lifespan, Hasbro Children's Hospital and Bradley Hospital, Kids’ Link RI is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for children suffering from behavioral problems or psychiatric illness.

Emergency Medical Services — 911

If the situation is potentially life-threatening, get immediate emergency assistance by calling 911, available 24 hours a day.

National Alliance on Mental Health — 800-950-6264

In difficult times, many people benefit from reaching out to friends, family and support groups for encouragement. The NAMI HelpLine—800-950-6264 or—can offer you sympathy and support and provide you information about resources in your community.