Mental Health Resource Guide – Section 6

     National help hotlines for mental health

Get support right away for yourself or another person by calling one of these national hotlines.

  • Two people talking and connecting through a large phone illustrationCall 911 if you need immediate emergency help.
  • 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline – available 24/7
    • Call or text 988
    • When a call is placed to the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline, the call is routed by area code to the closest crisis center – in Kansas, the Kansas Suicide Prevention Headquarters. Anyone can call for any reason, and the calls are free and confidential. The Kansas Suicide Prevention Headquarters direct line is 785-841-2345. Note: The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline is formerly known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline or 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
    • For Spanish language support call 1-888-628-9454
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    • Text “HELLO” to 741741 to reach a trained Crisis Counselor, available 24/7, with the Crisis Text Line