Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): 800.662.HELP (4357)
SAMHSA’s behavioral health treatment services locator is an easy and anonymous way to locate treatment facilities and other resources, such as support groups and counselors, to treat and manage depression.
National Hopeline Network: 800.SUICIDE (784.2433)
If your depression is leading to suicidal thoughts, call the National Hopeline to connect with a depression treatment center in your area. The Hopeline also offers a live chat feature for those who do not want to (or are unable to) call and can dispatch emergency crews to your location if necessary.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800.273.TALK (8255)
This national hotline is another valuable resource for people whose depression has escalated to suicidal or other harmful thoughts. Their network of crisis centers provides emotional support and guidance to people in distress and is also available via a chat service and a special hotline number for the hearing impaired: 1.800.799.4889.
National Youth Crisis Hotline: 800.448.4663
This resource provides brief interventions for youth who are dealing with pregnancy, sexual abuse, child abuse, depression and suicidal thoughts. They also provide referrals to local counseling, treatment centers and shelters.
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LGBT Helpline: (Ages 25+); 888.340.4528 or 617.267.9001; Hours: Monday-Saturday, 6-11 p.m.
Peer Listening Line: LGBT (Ages 25 and Under); 800.399.PEER or 617.267.2535; Hours: Monday-Saturday, 5:30-10 p.m.
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender National Hotline: 888.843.4564; Email: help@GLBThotline.org Hours (Pacific Time); Monday-Friday, 1-9 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; Hours (Eastern Time): Monday-Friday, 4 p.m.-12 a.m.; Saturday, 12-5 p.m.
GLBT National Youth Talk-line: (25 and Under) 800.246.PRIDE; Hours (Pacific Time): Monday-Friday, 1-9 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-2:00 p.m.; Hours (Eastern Time): Monday-Friday, 4 p.m.-12 a.m.; Saturday, 12-5 p.m.)
Online Peer-Support Chat: Hours (Pacific Time): Monday-Friday, 1-9 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; Hours (Eastern Time): Monday-Friday, 4 p.m.-12 a.m.; Saturday, 12-5 p.m.
Trans Lifeline: 877.565.8860
Trevor Lifeline: (Youth) 866.488-7386; Hours: 24/7