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Crisis Text Line
Text HOME to 741741 in the United States or Canada to reach a trained counselor.
www.crisistextline.org
This service is free, confidential, and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)
https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org
This hotline connects you with a crisis center in your area. Support is free and confidential, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Helpline (SAMHSA)
800-662-HELP (4357)
800-487-4889 (TTY)
www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline
Free, confidential help in English and Spanish. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Anxiety and Depression Association of America: Understand the Facts
https://adaa.org/understanding-anxiety
Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Free information on many types of anxiety disorders, depression, eating disorders, PTSD, and more.

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