While we love to help, RISE does not provide crisis services. If you are in a mental health crisis or emergency, please visit the crisis services listed below.
***Please note that some crisis line workers are mandated to report calls concerning suicide to the police. If this is a concern, we encourage you to first ask about their reporting policies before sharing.***
External Crisis Resources:
Call or text Blackline: peer support and counseling prioritizing BIPOC, with an LGBTQ+ Black Femme Lens. "We do not trace or send any type of intervention under any circumstances without consent."
Trans Lifeline: trans peer support for trans community that’s been divested from police since day one. Run by and for trans people.
Wildflower Alliance Peer Support Line: Warmline answered by a trained peer supporters. " We do not trace or send any type of intervention under any circumstances without consent."
See operating hours here
Lines for Life to talk to a suicide or substance use specialist.
Lines for Life also offers support for: military & family, senior loneliness, teen-to-teen crisis help, and racial equity support.
Trevor Hotline for LGBTQ+ youth
Text "START" to 678678
NAMI Helpline to talk to a trained crisis counselor 24/7
Text "NAMI" TO 741741
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 799-4889 Deaf or hard of hearing
(800) 273-8255 Video relay service and voice/caption
(888) 628-9454 Red de prevención de suicidio en Español
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)
(800) 656- 4673
Veterans Crisis Line
National Sexual Assault Telephone Hotline
Alcoholism & Drug Dependency Hope Line
We appreciate you and wish you and your circles of safety, wellness, and happiness. Take good care of yourselves.
A word of caution
If you or someone you know is in immediate, life-threatening danger and decide to call 911, please be aware that police are not equipped to offer mental health support and may even pose danger to People of Color, LGBTQ+, Neurodivergent and Disabled people.
Please also consider reaching out to your support systems like: community leaders, neighbors, friends, or family to be present if you are calling the police.
To learn more:
Mad In America: Suicide Hotline Transparency Project
Click here to see responses from various hotlines regarding their policies & police intervention