Resources: Immediate Response


  • Crisis Text Line connects you to a trained Crisis Counselor via text. Crisis Text Line provides free, text-based support 24/7.​​

For more information: Click Here or Text: MHA to 741741

  • For general support: text HOME or START to 741741 

  • For people of color: text STEVE to 741741 

  • For Deaf and hard of hearing individuals: text DEAF to 741741 

  • For crisis support through NAMI: text NAMI to 741741 

  • For Muslim individuals: text SALAAM to 741741 

  • For eating disorder support: text NEDA to 741741 

  • Dial 2-1-1 for help finding food, paying for housing bills, accessing free childcare, or other essential services, visit or dial 211 to speak to someone who can help. Run by the United Way.

For more information: Click Here. Call: 211 

For more information: Click Here

24/7 Hotline for call or text: 1-800-985-5990  (Spanish-speakers call and press “2” for bilingual support)

For more information: Click Here.

Call: 1-800-715-4225 Text: Through the app My GCAL on the app store or google play

  • Grady Mobile Crisis Response Team: provides help to anyone having a severe mental health crisis who may be at risk to themselves or others.

Call: 911 and ask for the Grady 7170 Mobile Psychiatric Team

  • IMAlive: is an online text network that responds to people in crisis with 100% of volunteers trained in crisis support.

For more information: Click Here.  


  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: is for any victims and survivors of domestic violence who need support. if you’re unable to speak safely, you can log onto or text LOVEIS to 22522. Services are free and available 24/7, with specific ones for Deaf individuals and Native American individuals.

For more information: Click Here.

Call: 1-800-799-7233 Text: “START” to 88788 or log onto

  • National Human Trafficking Hotline: is a hotline for victims and survivors of human trafficking, in addition to having a referral directory for victims and survivors of human trafficking to find social and legal services. The hotline runs 24/7, 7 days a week, and provides support in more than 200 languages.

For more information: Click Here.

Call: 1-888-373-7888 (TTY: 711) Text: 233733

  • National Runaway Safeline: works to keep America’s runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth safe and off the streets. They have a phone hotline, chat, email, and a forum, with a text function in development.

For more information: Click Here.

Call (open 24/7): 1-800-786-2929 

  • RAINN: is a hotline for survivors of sexual violence and their loved one, with a mobile app, online chat, and education resources too. The hotline is free, confidential, and available 24/7.

For more information: Click Here.

Call: (800) 656-4673

  • Suicide Prevention Lifeline: for 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress and their loved ones. Starting on July 16, 2022, 988 will be the new three-digit dialing code.

For more information: Click Here.

Call: 1-800-273-8255

  • To talk to a crisis counselor in Spanish: call 1-888-628-9454

  • For Deaf and hard of hearing individuals: dial 711 and then 1-800-273-8255

  • The Trevor Project is a national 24-hour, toll free confidential suicide hotline for LGBTQ youth.

For more information: Click Here. 

Call: 1-866-488-7386 Text: START to 678678