What should I do if I’m experiencing a crisis?

Act Now If your crisis is life-threatening, it’s imperative for you seek immediate assistance by calling 9-1-1, or proceed to the nearest 24-hour medical facility, such as a hospital emergency room. Do not delay. Reach out to a friend or family member to help until the crisis passes or help arrives. *Do not leave a voicemail--find a live person to speak to as soon as possible. 

Get Help By Phone or Chat App Call toll-free to speak with a live, trained crisis specialist at the suicide prevention hotlines below. A live person will assist you after your respond to the phone prompts, so listen carefully for the option to speak to a live specialist. 

Local  (Austin, Texas area) Travis County Integral Care Crisis Line: (512) 472-HELP (4357)

Nationwide  National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

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Hearing impaired  TTY: 1-800-799-4889

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