Nearly 1 in 5 American adults will have a diagnosable mental health condition in any given year and 46 percent of Americans will meet the criteria for a diagnosable mental health condition sometime in their life, and half of those people will develop conditions by the age of 14.
NATIONAL CRISIS and SUPPORT HOTLINES
Mental Health Treatment and Support
SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Available 24/7, 365 days a year.
The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with mental health conditions, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. Available from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., ET, Monday through Friday.
Crisis and/or Suicide Risk
The Lifeline provides 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.
1-800-273-TALK (8255) - English
1-888-628-9454 - Spanish
TTY: 1-800-799-4889 (4TTY)
A support line for young people in crisis, feeling suicidal or in need of a safe, judgment-free place to talk. Available 24/7, 365 days a year.
Hopeline provides support with trained counselors through this national hotline to prevent suicide.
YouthLine is a free, confidential teen-to-teen crisis and help line. Contact us with anything that may be bothering you. Teens are available to help daily from 4-10pm Pacific Time (adults are available by phone at all other times).
Text teen2teen to 839863
A helpline for youth and teens who have run away or are thinking about running away as well as for parents and caregivers. Each team member has been trained to handle a crisis, provide support and listen to your story.