In an emergency situation, where there is concern of immediate or imminent risk to yourself or others, call 911. Other emergency numbers include:
988 offers 24/7 access to trained crisis counselors who can help people experiencing mental health-related distress. That could be:
- Thoughts of suicide
- Mental health or substance use crisis, or
- Any other kind of emotion distress
988 serves as a universal entry point so that no matter where you line in the United States, you can reach a trained crisis counselor who can help.