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If you are struggling with suicidal thoughts and have a plan and intent, please call your emergency number (911 in the U.S.) immediately or go to your nearest emergency room.

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International Suicide Prevention and Emergency Numbers


  • 911 is the U.S. emergency number for any crisis.
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline1-800-273 -TALK (8255)  Languages: English, Spanish
  • National Hopeline Network: 1-800-SUICIDE (800-784-2433)
  • Lifeline Crisis Chat (Online live messaging):
  • Self-Harm Hotline: 1-800-DONT CUT (1-800-366-8288)
  • U.S. Suicide Hotlines By State
  • – U.S Crisis Text Line – Text HOME to 741-741
  • Veterans U.S. Suicide Hotline 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1 or text to 838255.
  • –A confidential online chat session for veterans
  • Adolescent U.S. Suicide Hotline 1-800-621-4000
  • Espanol:  U.S. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (ESP)  1-888-628-9454
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing:  U.S. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline  TTY 1-800-799-4889
  • TREVOR Crisis Hotline: 1-866-488-7386 – LGBTQ
  • TransLifeline: – 877-565-8860
  • Suicide Prevention Wiki:
  • Ohio-specific textline- 4HOPE to 741741
  • Local to Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Access Services Mobile Crisis Support 855-634-HOPE (4673).
  • Local to Montgomery County, Pennsylvania – Access Services adult and senior peer support Talk-Line  855-715-8255 (855-715-TALK) or Text: 267-225-7785  1:00 p.m.-  9:00 p.m.  7 days per week.
  • Local to Cleveland Ohio – Suicide or Mental Health Mobile Crisis Help Line  216-623-6888
  • Local to Cleveland Ohio – “First Call for Help” is a helpline for any other assistance or information  211 or 216-436-2000

UK, Australia & Republic of Ireland


Find Treatment The American Association of Christian Counselors Resources page– What to look for in an online therapist

Online Therapy Reviews-  Online therapy review site – I like it for its detailed descriptions 

Psychology TodayExtensive listings of therapists –  The Lighthouse Network: A National Helpline that supports leaders and faith community members in finding faith-based mental health services and supports in their region. 1.844.543.3242   Marble Retreat: Counseling Center for Pastors in Crisis. Located in Marble, Colorado. –   Christian Treatment for depression, anxiety, eating disorders, PTSD, OCD, addiction, and abuse. Located in Washington State  To provide you with the very best in Christian care, RCA has  world-class treatment teams with extensive experience in treating mental health disorders. Found in St. Charles, Illinois; Indianapolis, Indiana; 2 locations in Maryland; 2 locations in Massachusetts; 3 locations in Pennsylvania; and 7 locations in New Jersey. 

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