If you are in CRISIS, are looking for more information regarding mental health diagnoses, or need immediate assistance, please see resources below for phone numbers and websites below. Services offering assistance in Spanish or Chat/Text are noted as well. *Si hay ayuda en espanol, llama ud. Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio 1-888-628-9454 o 988. *
FREE SUPPORT AT YOUR FINGERTIPS, 24/7
Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support and information via the medium people already use and trust: text.
Here’s how it works: Text “VT” to 741741 from anywhere in the USA, anytime, about any type of crisis.
A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds quickly. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment. For more information please visit http://vtcrisistextline.org/.
National Mental Health Crisis & Suicide Prevention Lifeline 988
Lamoille County Mental Health https://lamoille.org/in-crisis.html
802-888-5026 Mon-Fri, 8-4:30
802-888-8888 Nights & Weekends It can be accessed via cell phone by texting VT to 741-741.
North East Kingdom
Northeast Kingdom Human Services serving Caledonia, Orleans & Essex counties
Washington, parts of Orange County
Washington County Mental Health https://www.wcmhs.org/services_category/crisis-services/
Call 24/7 (802) 229-0591
National Alliance for Mental Illness
Nami.org Call NAMI Helpline at 800-950-NAMI
In a crisis,text “NAMI” to 741741
National Suicide Prevention LifelineHours: Available 24 hours. Languages: English, Spanish. https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
Options For Deaf + Hard of Hearing 1-800-799-4889
Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio 1-888-628-9454
VT Suicide Prevention Center
Working to eliminate suicide in VT and provide resources to suicide providers. https://vtspc.org/
Live PEER Recovery Support 802.808.8277 9a-9p
Domestic and Sexual Violence
If you need help: Call The National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-SAFE (7233). Or, online go to DomesticShelters.org
Vermont Agency of Human Services
Domestic Violence Resources
If you need immediate assistance, dial 9-1-1 or call a hotline:
►Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-228-7395
►Sexual Violence Hotline: 1-800-489-7273
►Teen Dating Abuse: 1-866-331-9474
Clarina Howard Nichols Center –
Clarina provides advocacy programs, emergency shelter, support and direct services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence as well as community outreach programs to affect social change.
You are not alone! Call our Free and Confidential 24 hour hotline (802) 888-5256;
Umbrella– improving access to quality early child care and education to providing advocacy, emergency shelter, crisis services, and community education to those affected by domestic and sexual violence and stalking.
All services are confidential and most are free or offered on a sliding fee scale.
(802) 748-8645 St. Johnsbury Hotline
(802) 334-0148 Newport Hotline umbrellanek.org
Have Justice Will Travel
HJWT provides legal and supportive services for battered, low-income women and their children.
Toll Free: 877-496-8100
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