School Counselors, Campus Ministers and other trusted adults are available during school hours; however, if you need help outside of school hours you should call 911 or go to your local emergency room.

Below are numbers and text lines to access during “non emergency” situations. 


MENTAL HEALTH

  • UMass Emergency Mental Health- If you or a family/friend are in crisis, call our triage telephone line at 866-549-2142
  • NAMI- National Alliance on Mental Illness: Helpline 800-950-NAMI (6264)
  • SAMSHA- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services 800-662-HELP (4357)
 
EMOTIONAL SUPPORT

  • 1-800-999-9999

    This is a general hotline for teens with any kind of problem – from substance abuse to family and school problems to relationships.  Call 24 hours a day/7 days a week.
 
SUICIDE PREVENTION

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 
    1-800-273-TALK (8255)

  • LGBTQ Youth Suicide Hotline
    1-866-4-U-TREVOR

  • Samaritans 
    800-273-8255

  • Text ABOVE to 741-741
    for 24/7, anonymous, free crisis counseling via the Crisis Text Line


BULLYING/CYBERBULLYING

 
SELF INJURY

  •  1-800-DONTCUT (1-800-366-8288)
 
SUBSTANCE ABUSE

  • Teen Substance Abuse/Addiction Hotline- 310-855-HOPE (4673)
  • Teen Substance Abuse/Addiction Hotline-800-TLC-TEEN (852-8336)
  • SAMSHA- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services 800-662-HELP

VAPING

  • Vaping/Smoking Cessation Support Line
    800-QUIT-NOW (800-784-8669) 

  • Vaping Cessation Text Line
    Text  "DITCHJUUL" to 88709
 
GAMBLING

  • National Gambling Abuse and Addiction Hotline
    Call or text: 1-800-522-4700
 
DOMESTIC ABUSE

  • Teen Dating Abuse Hotline (Domestic Violence)
    Call 800-799-SAFE (7233)
    Text SAFE 800-799-SAFE (7233)
 
EATING DISORDERS

  • Text NEDA to 741741