Help is Available

Do you or someone you know need need help? Below is a list of local and national resources that you can call upon 24/7.

Depression and Suicide

  • Response of Suffolk County: Professionally trained and supervised volunteer counselors offer callers telephone support and help them to explore options that allow them to think through their next steps. 631-751-7500
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Helps individuals in suicidal crisis within the United States to contact the nearest available suicide prevention and mental health service provider. Confidential, Any Crisis, Free, 24/7. 1-800-273-8255
  • Alliance of Hope: provide healing, compassionate support to those who are suffering through the lonely and tumultuous aftermath of suicide.
  • Teen Line: If you have a problem or just want to talk with another teen who understands. 1-310-855-4673
  • Trans Lifeline: Crisis Hotline by and for the transgender community. 1-877-565-8860
  • The Trevor Project: A national 24-hour, toll free confidential suicide hotline for LGBTQ youth. 1-866-488-7386

Drug and Alcohol Abuse/Overdose

  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services: 24-hour free and confidential treatment referral and information about mental and/or substance use disorders, prevention, and recovery in English and Spanish. 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
  • Alcoholics Anonymous of Suffolk County: its primary purpose is to stay sober and to help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety. 24 hour Hotline: 631-669-1124 General information: 631-654-1150
  • Al-anon/Alateen: If someone else’s drinking troubles you, attending Al-Anon and Alateen Family Group meetings can help. 1-888-4AL-ANON (1-888-425-2666) for meeting information.

Runaway Services

  • National Runaway Safeline: if you are thinking of running from home, if you have a friend who has runaway, or if you are a runaway ready to go home. 1-800-RUNAWAY

Victim’s Services

  • Love Is Respect: Support, information and resources for young people who have questions or concerns about dating relationships. 1-866-331-9474 or text LOVEIS to 22522