National Helplines


National Domestic Violence Hotline: Available 24/7

1-800-799-7233

Highly-trained advocates are available 24/7 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship. 

National Parent Helpline

1-855-427-2736

Emotional support and parent advocacy Monday - Friday 1 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Available 24/7

1-800-273-8255

The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline: Available 24/7

1- 800-662-HELP (4357)

SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. Visit samhsa.gov for additional information.

Hope4Healers Helpline: Available 24/7

919-226-2002

 Hope4Healers is a free service created in collaboration between the Department of Health and Human Services and The North Carolina Psychological Foundation that provides brief counseling to help healthcare workers and first responders manage the stress created by the extraordinary conditions brought on by the Coronavirus. Licensed private practice mental health professionals provide a limited number of confidential, free counseling sessions to health care professionals. Learn more.

Hope4NC Helpline:  Available 24/7

855-587-3463 or Text “hope” to 1-855-587-3463

Hope4NC is a confidential, free service created in collaboration between the Department of Health and Human Services and REAL Crisis Intervention, Inc. for free and confidential emotional support, counseling referrals, and community resources.  If you don't have health insurance, you may be eligible for behavioral, mental health and substance abuse services. Learn more.