If a suicide attempt has been made call 911 immediately.  I you or someone you know has ongoing thoughts of death or suicide call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or go to a hospital emergency room.

 24-hour Hotlines


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-8255 (1-800-273-TALK) | website

Veterans in crisis, press "1" to be directed to local VA’s/ resources

Deaf, hard of hearing TTY and chat options here


Crisis Text Line
Text DBSA to 741-741 | website


Lifeline Crisis Chat
Visit website to learn more and chat

South Carolina Hotline

United Way 2-1-1

Crisis Intervention Information and Referral

24 hours / 7 days

(803) 790-4357 (HELP)

(803) 733-5408

Toll Free – 1-866-892-9211


Charlotte Hotline

24 hours / 7 days

(704) 377-0602

Suicidal thoughts are temporary. Suicide is permanent. Don't give in to suicidal thoughts—you can overcome them. If you are planning to commit suicide then call 911 right now.

People DO care. Your life DOES matter. People WANT to help.

Your feelings of hopelessness hurt. It’s the illness. The illness is lying to you.  It’s not your fault. There’s no shame in reaching out for help. Call 911 now.

People DO care. Your life DOES matter. People WANT to help. 

There IS hope. There IS help.  There IS understanding.

You WILL get through this crisis with help from caring people.

Please don’t give up.