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How can I get help if I’m in crisis?

Your safety is extremely important to us. If you are in emotional distress or thinking about hurting yourself, please make use of these resources:

  1. Visit: If you are having a medical or mental health emergency, call 911 or go to your local emergency department.
  2. Text: The Crisis Text Line provides 24-hour free and confidential help. Text ‘HOME’ to 741-741 to connect with a trained crisis counselor immediately.
  3. Call: You can call or text the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline at 988 to talk with a live counselor 24 hours a day.

Help is always available. We also recommend reaching out to a family member or friend to let them know that you are having these thoughts and to ask for help and support.

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You can always email us at [email protected]. If you’re an existing member, please reach out via Help from your Brightside account.

741-741

If you’re in emotional distress, text HOME to connect with a counselor immediately.

988

Call or text the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline for 24/7 emotional support.

911

If you’re having a medical or mental health emergency, call 911 or go to your local ER.