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Getting help: Suicide prevention websites and hotlines

Are you or someone you know struggling? Here is a list of hotlines and websites dedicated to helping people with suicidal thoughts.

News 12 Staff

Feb 9, 2024, 9:30 AM

Updated 159 days ago


Are you or someone you know struggling?
Below is a list of hotlines and websites dedicated to helping people with suicidal thoughts.


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline -- 988 or Lifeline Crisis Chat | website
Veterans Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255 press 1, text 838255 or chat online.


The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill - Connecticut (NAMI of CT) Website or call 800-215-3021
The Connecticut Mental Health Association Website or call 800-842-1501 or 860-529-1970
Prevent Suicide CT Website or call 1-800-273-8255

Long Island:

Response Crisis Center website or 24/7 Hotline, Crisis Chat & Text 631-751-7500.
DASH Mobile Crisis Center website or hotline: 631-952-3333
LI Crisis Center (Nassau County) 516-679-1111
Crisis Text Line Text CONNECT to 741741
Suicide Prevention Coalition of Long Island Website
Nassau County Mobile Crisis 227-TALK or 631-227-8255

New Jersey

New Jersey Suicide Prevention Hopeline Website or 24/7 hotline 1-855-654-6735.
The Traumatic Loss Coalition Available in 21 counties in New Jersey. Call 732-235-2810.
New Jersey Youth Suicide Prevention Website

New York City

NYC Well Chat online, text WELL to 65173 or call 1-888-NYC-WELL.
The Samaritans Website and 24-Hour Crisis Hotline (212) 673-3000.

New York State

Suicide Prevention Center of New York Website

Westchester/Hudson Valley: 

Department of Community Mental Health Click here or here. Call (914) 995-1900 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Or text at 914-461-7281
Mental Health Association of Westchester Click here for more resources
Crisis Prevention and Response Team at St. Vincent's Hospital in Harrison. Website or call (914) 925-5959 for 24/7 help.

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