For the General Public

In Crisis

If you are experiencing an emergency, CALL 911. The links below are provided for educational purposes only and do not take the place of professional help.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255 A 24 hours a day, 7 days a week national network of local crisis centers committed to improving services and prevention by providing free and confidential emotional support to individuals experiencing suicidal crisis or emotional distress.

Veterans Crisis Line

1-800-273-8255 (press 1) Connecting Veterans, their families and friends in crisis with Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text.

211

Information & referral hotline. There are multiple agencies that administer 211 nationwide. If you call 211 you will be routed to the agency that serves the area code from which you called. If you are calling from a number that is in a different area code for which you need information, mention this to the person who answers the 211 call so that he/she may route you to the agency that handles 211 for that area.

Florida Abuse Hotline

The central reporting center for allegations of abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation for all children and vulnerable adults in Florida. The Hotline receives calls, faxes, and web based reports from citizens and professionals with concerns of abuse, neglect, or exploitation while assessing the information provided by the caller and determines if the information provided meets statutory criteria for the Department of Children and Families to conduct