Crisis Hotlines

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Helpline
    • Phone: 800-950-NAMI
    • SMS: text “NAMI” to 741741
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    Call 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
    Call 800-273-TALK (8255)
    If you or someone you know is in crisis—whether they are considering suicide or not—please call the toll-free Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) to speak with a trained crisis counselor 24/7.
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline
    Call 800-799-SAFE (7233)
    Trained expert advocates are available 24/7 to provide confidential support to anyone experiencing domestic violence or seeking resources and information. Help is available in Spanish and other languages.
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline
    Call 800-656-HOPE (4673)
    Connect with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area that offers access to a range of free services. Crisis chat support is available at Online Hotline. Free help, 24/7.
    Online Hotline:
  • The Bridge Center Baton Rouge (225.308.1032)
    • Keeping Calm Through COVID Hotline If you are feeling overwhelmed with stress, fear and anxiety about the uncertainty surrounding this public health emergency, there is a special Keeping Calm through COVID Hotline you can call. This connects you to trained, compassionate counselors who can offer support and who can direct you to mental health and substance abuse counseling services.
      Call 1-866-310-7977
      Trained counselors available 24/7. All calls are confidential
  • Alcohol Hotline
    (800) 331-2900
  • Alcohol and Drug Helpline
    (800) 821-4357
  • Crisis Text Line
  • Suicide Hotline
  • Crisis Intervention Center
    • Baton Rouge Crisis Intervention Center
      24 hours / 7 days
      Baton Rouge
      (225) 924-3900
  • NAMI Helpline
      HelpLine staff and volunteers are prepared to answer your questions about mental health issues including:

      • Symptoms of mental health conditions
      • Treatment options
      • Local support groups and services
      • Education programs
      • Helping family members get treatment
      • Programs to help find jobs
      • Legal issues (the NAMI Legal Resource Service can connect individuals with attorneys in their area but does not have the resources to provide individual representation)
      • 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or
  • National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Hopeline
    (800) 622-2255
  • National Help Line for Substance Abuse
    (800) 262-2463
  • National US Child Abuse Hotline
    (800) 422-4453
  • National Youth Crisis Hotline
    (800) 442-HOPE (4673)