The National Crisis Hotline - 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
If you are worried about someone or if you yourself are feeling vulnerable or suicidal call 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) or any of the crisis numbers listed below.
Alabama Crisis Numbers
The Crisis Center (Central Alabama)
Main Line: (205) 323-7777
Teen Line: (205) 328-LINK (205-328-5465)
Kids' Help Line: (205) 328-KIDS (205-328-5437)
Senior Talk Line: (205) 328-TALK (205-328-8255)
Crisis Services of North Alabama
(256) 716-1000 or 1-800-691-8426
Family Counseling Center of Mobile, Inc.
(251) 431-5111 or 1-800-239-1117
National Crisis Resources
Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Covenant House Nineline
Girls & Boys Town National Hotline
Phone, Chat, Text, and Email
National Graduate Student Crisis Line
National Youth Crisis Hotline
Poison Control Center
For Emergencies: 1-800-222-1222
For Non-emergencies: 1-800-462-0800
3:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
The Trevor Lifeline
The Trevor Lifeline is a service of The Trevor Project, a non-profit endeavor devoted to promoting tolerance and understanding for LGBTQ youth.
Available on Fridays (4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. ET/1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. PT).
Text the word "Trevor" to 1-202-304-1200. Standard text messaging rates apply.
Available 7 days per week (3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. ET/12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. PT)
Youth America Hotline (YAH!)
Youth Crisis Hotline
You may also want to check out these resources, and most importantly seek help as soon as possible from a mental health professional: counselors, social workers, psychologists and psychiatrists, your Employee Assistance Program, or in community agencies. You can also consider church-affiliated counseling centers, pastoral care centers, United Way Agencies, your primary care physician, or the emergency department at a hospital. If you are struggling to find the right professional, please tell a trusted friend about your feelings and ask them to help you find help quickly.
Do Not Stop Asking for Help
If you or someone else is imminently suicidal - on the verge of suicide - please take yourself or the other person to the nearest hospital emergency room or call 911. Suicide is final . There is no going back. There is no chance to reconsider the action of suicide. It is "The Forever Decision" (Dr. Paul Quinnett, PhD).
Page last updated: December 21, 2017