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Suicide prevention contacts USA

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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: A national network of crisis centers providing free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. You can call them anytime, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) or chat with a crisis counselor online at

Crisis Text Line: A free 24/7 text-based support service for people in crisis. You can text HOME to 741741 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.

The Trevor Project: A national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ youth. They offer a 24/7 lifeline at 1-866-488-7386, chat and text options on their website, as well as a social networking site specifically for LGBTQ youth called TrevorSpace.

Veterans Crisis Line: A free and confidential resource for veterans, service members, and their families in crisis. You can call them at 1-800-273-8255 and press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to connect with a crisis counselor.

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