National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-8255 (TALK)
Hours: Available 24 hours. Languages: English, Spanish.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline connects you with a crisis center in the Lifeline network closest to your location. Your call will be answered by a trained crisis worker who will listen empathetically and without judgment. The crisis worker will work to ensure that you feel safe and help identify options and information about mental health services in your area. Your call is confidential and free.
Crisis Text Line –to connect with a Crisis Counselor, Free 24/7 support at your fingertips
US and Canada:Text HOME to 741741
UK: text 85258
Ireland: text 50808
How It Works: Crisis Text Line is here for any crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.
NAMI Helpline – Phone 1-800-950-NAMI
National Alliance of Mental Illness: Information and organizations including self-help strategies. If you have questions or need help finding support you can phone or text Mon-Fri, 10 AM - 6 PM ET.
National Domestic Violence Hotline – Call 800-799-SAFE (7233)
Trained expert advocates are available 24/7 to provide confidential support to anyone experiencing domestic violence or seeking resources and information. Help is available in Spanish and other languages.
National Sexual Assault Hotline – Call 800-656-HOPE (4673)
Connect with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area that offers access to a range of free services. Crisis chat support is available at Online Hotline. Free help, 24/7.
SAMHSA’s National Helpline – 1-800-662-HELP (4357), (also known as the Treatment Referral Routing Service)
or TTY: 1-800-487-4889
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s National Helpline is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Callers can also order free publications and other information. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.
ADHD Helpline (CHADD) – 1-866-200-8098
Health Information Specialists who respond to public inquiries. Monday—Friday, 1 pm—5 pm EST
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) is the nation's leading nonprofit organization serving people affected by ADHD.
Alcoholics Anonymous – www.aa.org
Narcotics Anonymous – www.na.org
Al-Anon Family Groups – www.al-anon.org
Other available programs patterned after Alcoholics Anonymous
Fellowships in this section follow reasonably close variations of the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous.
AA – Alcoholics Anonymous
ACA – Adult Children of Alcoholics for those who were raised in alcoholic and other dysfunctional families
Al-Anon/Alateen, for friends and families of alcoholics, associated with AA
CA – Cocaine Anonymous
CLA – Clutterers Anonymous
CMA – Crystal Meth Anonymous
Co-Anon, for friends and family of cocaine addicts, associated with Cocaine Anonymous
CoDA – Co-Dependents Anonymous, for people working to end patterns of dysfunctional relationships and develop functional and healthy relationships
COSA – a friends and family group associated with Sex Addicts Anonymous
COSLAA – CoSex and Love Addicts Anonymous, for friends and family of people with a sex or love addiction, associated with SLAA
DA – Debtors Anonymous
EA – Emotions Anonymous, for recovery from mental and emotional illness
FA – Families Anonymous, for relatives and friends of addicts
FA – Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous
FAA – Food Addicts Anonymous
GA – Gamblers Anonymous
Gam-Anon/Gam-A-Teen, for friends and family members of problem gamblers
HA – Heroin Anonymous
MA – Marijuana Anonymous
NA – Narcotics Anonymous
N/A – Neurotics Anonymous, for recovery from mental and emotional illness
Nar-Anon, for friends and family members of addicts
NicA – Nicotine Anonymous
OA – Overeaters Anonymous
PA – Pills Anonymous, for recovery from prescription pill addiction.
RA – Racists Anonymous
SA – Sexaholics Anonymous
SAA – Sex Addicts Anonymous
SCA – Sexual Compulsives Anonymous
SIA – Survivors of Incest Anonymous
SLAA – Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous
SRA – Sexual Recovery Anonymous
UA – Underearners Anonymous
WA – Workaholics Anonymous