When you’re grieving, this type of companion can be hard to find. Even the most well-meaning friends and family members can find it hard to be fully present with grief, and almost no one can be available 24/7, 365.
Following are some life and loss support resources that are.
You truly are not alone. There are caring individuals on the other side of these numbers just waiting to talk, and especially, to listen. Please give them the opportunity to do so.
24/7 Mental Health Support Resources
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
24/7, free, confidential support for people in distress. Prevention and crisis resources.
- Crisis Text Line
Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime, about any type of crisis.
A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds from the Crisis Text Line’s secure online platform.
- NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
Text NAMI to 741741
Find local NAMI resources at nami.org
211 is a vital service that connects millions of people every year to expert, caring help.
Simply call 211 or go to 211.org
- The Trevor Project
24/7 crisis and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ+ people
866-488-7386 or text START to 678678
- Veterans’ Crisis Line
24/7 support service for veterans and their loved ones.
800-273-8255 (TALK), Press 1, or text 838255