crisis lines

If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, please reach out and get support:

    • NH Rapid Response Access PointCall/Text 1-833-710-6477 – If you or someone you care about is experiencing a mental health and/or substance use crisis, you can call and speak to trained and caring clinical staff. You’ll be served by compassionate providers from mental health centers in your community who can help you access vital resources in an emergency.
Are you or someone you know at risk of suicide? 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. Talk with us. Warning signs for suicide and where to get help.
    • 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline – Call or text 988 for 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. (Chat option is also available at
    • Veterans Crisis Line – Veterans and their loved ones can call 988 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.
    • The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is committed to inclusive mental health support for all. Specialized LGBTQI+ services are available nationwide for youth and young adults to connect with a skilled, compassionate counselor 24/7 via text, call, and chat. Text PRIDE to 988. Press 3 when calling 988. Select LGBTQI+ in the pre-chat survey at
    • Crisis Text Line – Free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text 741741 from anywhere in the US to text with a trained Crisis Counselor.
    • The National Maternal Mental Health Hotline provides free 24/7 confidential support, resources and referrals to pregnant and postpartum mothers facing mental health challenges (and their loved ones). Call or text 1-833-TLC-MAMA (1-833-852-6262).
    • Trans Lifeline – Call 1-877-565-8860 for a hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people. Trans Lifeline volunteers are ready to respond to whatever support needs community members might have.
    • Disaster Distress Helpline – Call 1-800-985-5990 for a 24/7 national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster.
    • The Trevor Project – A national 24-hour, toll free confidential suicide hotline for LGBTQ youth. If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk, call 1-866-488-7386 to connect with a trained counselor.
    • The LGBT National Help Center – Call 1-888-843-4564. Open to callers of all ages. Provides peer-counseling, information, and local resources.

For additional resources, visit NAMI New Hampshire’s The Connect Program.

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