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Crisis helplines

Older parent with adult child.

Helplines you can call for support right now

If you are in danger, thinking of harming yourself or someone else or need help right away, you can call one of the helplines listed below. Someone will be there to listen and support you.

You can also call 911 in the case of an emergency.

Helplines you can call for support right now

If you are in danger, thinking of harming yourself or someone else or need help right away, you can call one of the helplines listed below. Someone will be there to listen and support you. You can also call 911 in the case of an emergency.

Free Crisis Text Line

Text for help if you or someone you love needs support. A trained crisis counselor will text back 24/7.

Racial Equality Support Line

A peer support line for individuals and families mentally and emotionally impacted by racism.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

For help with thoughts of suicide.

Alcohol and Drug Helpline

For substance use help.

YouthLine

For teen-to-teen support.

Military Helpline

For service members, veterans and their families.

Veterans Crisis Line

For veterans and those who care about them.

Trans Lifeline

Trans-led community support and resources.

The Trevor Project

Life-saving community programs and services for LGBTQIA+ youth.

Senior Loneliness Line

For seniors seeking support.

Clackamas Women's Services

For domestic and sexual violence support. Calls available 24/7. Confidential text and chat available Mon-Fri 9:30a - 4p.

National Alliance on Mental Illness Oregon Helpline

For support from people who have experienced and understand mental health issues. Available Mon-Fri 9a - 5p.

Reach Out Oregon

For peer-to-peer support for parents and families. Available Mon-Fri 12p - 7p (except holidays).

David Romprey Warmline

For peer-to-peer and community counseling support. Available Mon-Sun 9a - 11p.

Call to Safety

For domestic and sexual violence support

White Bird Clinic

Client-centered and compassionate crisis counseling, including mobile crisis intervention van, outpatient recovery services and individual counseling services serving the Eugene and Springfield area.

What to expect when you call a helpline

If this is your first time calling a helpline for help, you may have questions. Someone will be there to listen and support you.

What happens when you call:

  • The person will ask your name and how they can help

  • They may ask for other personal information to help you, but you don’t have to share

  • They will keep what you say to themselves

  • They will listen to you with compassion

  • They will not judge you or tell you what to do

  • They may give you ideas about where to find more help or how you can find a counselor

The helpline will not share your information unless there are signs of abuse or neglect or they are worried about harm to yourself or others. Please go to the organization’s website to learn more about their privacy policies.