Suicide prevention

Headrest Crisis Hotline: 1-603-448-4400
The 24-hour hotline provides information and referral services, personal support, crisis intervention, and suicide intervention. Headrest, Inc. is certified by the American Association of Suicidology. Headrest offers a local hotline, a Teen line and is in partnership with the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to provide crisis coverage in New England and beyond.

Headrest Teen Hotline: 1-800-639-6095

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline or callĀ 1-800-273-8255 Talk/Chat available
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We’re committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.

Vermont Department of Mental Health: Text VT to 741741 (TEXT only Service)
The 24-house Crisis Text Line provides round-the-clock support, seven days a week by providing access to the counselors via text messaging.People needing help should send a text with the letters “VT” to 741741.

Grief Support Groups

There are several support groups across New Hampshire for those who have lost a family member, friend or relative to suicide. And, there are many way to get the support you or a loved one needs. Support can be found in peer to peer meetings, internet based programs, and programs for adults and children dealing with grief and loss. Grief Support in NH can be found here.

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