Never second guess a red flag that someone you know could need emergency help now. Some signs are more obvious, such as dangerous or self-harmful behavior. Others are more subtle like sudden calmness or withdrawal. If you or a loved one, friend, neighbor or anyone else you know is in crisis, danger or appears to need help dealing with troubling feelings or a traumatic situation, there are many free, confidential emergency resources that can help.
If in doubt, call for help.
Some of these resources offer chat lines and options to text for help.
The following emergency resources can provide immediate assistance. Never hesitate to reach out – someone on the other line is waiting to listen and help.