Crisis Resources

CPTSD Foundation is not crisis care and should never be used as such. We’ve included a list of options that can be accessed online, via telephone, or text. In addition, you can contact your medical or mental health provider to help with crisis intervention strategies or call your local emergency line, such as 911 in the United States.

If you do not see an option listed below for where you live, we encourage you to contact your local medical provider, mental health provider or do an internet search for “crisis support” for your location.

Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network



Help Available 24/7

Crisis Text Line


Text HOME to 741741 in the US & Canada

Text 85258 in the UK

Text 086 1800 2080 in Ireland

Available 24/7

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline



Available 24/7 in the US, Phone and Online Chat

For Men who are Victims of Sexual Abuse


24/7 Helpline Chat, and Weekly Virtual Support Groups.

Mental Health America

Resources, Information, & Peer Support



Text MHA to 741741

24/7 Helpline



Suicide and Crisis Support


Call 116 123

Available 24/7 in the UK


Domestic Violence Hotline

National Domestic Violence Help


Call, Chat, and Text Options Available

Crisis Hotlines & Resources

Listing of various providers & resources


Provided by the APA


International Crisis Resources

Worldwide Listing


Listings for many countries, updated & provided by Brené Brown


Warm Line Directory

A warmline is a peer-run listening line staffed by people in mental health recovery themselves. Currently, directory listings are for US only.

Drug and Alcohol Addiction

Drug and alcohol abuse hotline aims to help individuals who are addicted to drugs or alcohol and provide them with information related to addiction and treatment. These hotlines are confidential, free, and exist to help those suffering from addiction even if they feel hopeless about recovery.

Live Another Day

Extensive information on mental health and substance use resources for people of color. Their mission is equal access to life-saving resources. They have guides for black, Latinx, Asian, and native people.

The Trevor Project

Here you can reach out to a counselor if you’re struggling, find answers and information, and get the tools you need to help someone else. If you are an LGBTQ young person in need of support, reach out to one of our crisis counselors, available 24/7. Text, phone, and chat resources available.

Post-Partum Support International

The mission of Postpartum Support International is to promote awareness, prevention and treatment of mental health issues related to childbearing in every country worldwide. It is the vision of PSI that every woman and family worldwide will have access to information, social support, and informed professional care to deal with mental health issues related to childbearing. PSI promotes this vision through advocacy and collaboration, and by educating and training the professional community and the public. 

Start Your Recovery provides helpful information for people who are dealing with substance use issues — and their family members, friends, and co-workers, too. We aim to break through the clutter to help people at any stage of recovery.

Our goal is to offer people who are dealing with substance use issues a single source of reputable, objective information about signs, symptoms, conditions, treatment options, and resources — presented in a user-friendly format and in language that’s easy to understand.”