Veterinary Defence 

Suicide Prevention

211 is a phone number in the United States for people in crisis who need emergency referrals to social and community services but are not experiencing an immediate life-threatening emergency. Services available vary by state.
The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline ( is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. It provides Spanish-speaking counselors, as well as options for deaf and hard of hearing individuals. It is only available in the United States. A 24-hour Online Chat in partnership with Contact USA is also available.

The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline can be reached at 988.
The Lifeline's previous number, 1–800–273–8255, can still be dialed at anytime.
Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio: 1–888–628–9454
Deaf or Hard of Hearing: Use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 988

IMAlive Crisis Chatline ( is a non-profit, worldwide 24/7, anonymous chatline to help anyone in crisis via instant messaging.
The Crisis Text Line ( is the only 24/7, nationwide crisis-intervention text-message hotline.

The Crisis Text Line can be reached by texting HOME to 741-741.

Samaritans USA ( is a registered charity aimed at providing emotional support to anyone in distress or at risk of suicide throughout the United States.