National Crisis Lines & Text Based Support

Please see our curated listing of national hotlines and text-based resources.

For eating-related concerns:

The National Eating Disorders Association offers a specialized texting support service through the Crisis Text Line. Text “NEDA” to 741741. NEDA also offers a Helpline (800-931-2237), available Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. ET, and Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET.


For LGBTQ+ students in crisis:

The TREVOR Project offers a Lifeline (1-866-488-7386), a texting option (text “Start” to 678678), and a chat option. All options are available 24/7.


National Center for Transgender Equality provides advocacy and support for the transgender community including guides on seeking healthcare and legal services

Website:; Email: ; Phone: 202-642-4542


For Veterans or people concerned about one:

Veteran’s Crisis Line offers 24/7 support by calling 1-800-273-8225 (option 1). The Military Hotline offers 24/7 free and confidential support to service members, veterans, and their families: 1-888-457-4838 or text “MIL1” to 839863.


For support & access to resources and treatment for alcohol or drug use:

Contact the Alcohol & Drug Helpline 1-800-923-4357, or text “Recovery” to 839863.


Domestic & Dating Violence:

If you are in an unhealthy or dangerous relationship, the National Domestic Violence Hotline can provide support by calling 1-800-799-SAFE (7233).


Love Is Respect
24-hour chat service ( Call, Chat Online & Text) 
Text: ‘LOVEIS’ to 22522
Phone: 1-866-331-9474

Rape/ Sexual Assault

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE, y and a 24-hour chat service in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country
24-hour chat service:
Phone: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)


National Helpline for Male Survivors
-24/7 crisis support for male survivors with a 24-hour Chat service:
Phone:1-877-628-1in6 (1466)

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