If you are in need of support, please refer to this list of resources below:
These numbers are provided for informational purposes only and may be subject to change.
All numbers are valid for the United States.
To find a qualified therapist, go to Psychology Today’s website, and follow the simple steps to find a therapist in your area. Here’s the link: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us This is a world-wide resource. If you’re not in the US, go to the upper right hand corner of the page and change the country.
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
1 (800) 273-8255
- National Domestic Violence Hotline:
1 (800) 799-7233
- Family Violence Helpline:
1 (800) 966-6228
- National Hopeline Network:
1 (800) 784-2433
- Self-Harm Hotline:
1 (800) 366-8288
- Planned Parenthood Hotline:
1 (800) 230-7526
- American Association of Poison Control Centers:
1 (800) 222-1222
- Alcoholism & Drug Dependency Hope Line:
1 (800) 622-2255
- National Crisis Line, Anorexia and Bulimia:
1 (800) 233-4357
- GLBT Hotline:
1 (888) 843-4564
- TREVOR Crisis Hotline:
1 (866) 488-7386
- AIDS Crisis Line:
1 (800) 221-7044
- Lifeline Crisis Chat:
(Online live messaging): http://www.crisischat.org/
- Crisis Text Line:
Text “START” TO 741-741
- Veterans Crisis
Live chat https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/,
Call 1-800-273-8255 (press 1)
*This page and my website are not a substitute for psychotherapy or other forms of professional support.
Debbie Augenthaler, LMHC, NCC, is an author and psychotherapist in private practice in New York City, where she specializes in trauma, grief and loss. Her award-winning book, You Are Not Alone: A Heartfelt Guide for Grief, Healing, and Hope combines her personal story of devastating loss with practical insights and simple suggestions for healing. Join her Facebook community, Grief to Gratitude, and follow her on Instagram.