The Hands & Words Are Not For Hurting Project® is not a 24-hour helpline, nor are we trained mental health professionals.
We want to serve as a bridge to find help.

Find Help

If you or anyone you know needs immediate help please call your local authorities (911)

If you or someone you know may be at risk for abuse, violence, self-harm, or suicide,
Please refer to the confidential 24-hour helplines below.

 

24-Hour Confidential Hotline: 800-273-8255
For hearing and speech impaired with TTY equipment: 800-799-4889
Español: 888-628-9454

24-Hour Confidential Hotline: 800-422-4453
Text: 800-422-4453
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24-Hour Confidential Hotline: 800-273-8255  Press 1
Text: 838255

24-Hour Confidential Hotline: 800-799-7233
For hearing and speech impaired with TTY equipment: 800-787-3224
Text: Text “START” to 88788

24-Hour Confidential Hotline: 800-656-4673

24-Hour Confidential Hotline: 800-662-4357
For hearing and speech impaired with TTY equipment: 800-487-4889

24-Hour Confidential Hotline: 866-488-7386
Text: “START” to 678-678