Learn more about resources to support you and your community below.
- After Suicide
- For Communities
- Mental Health
- Substance Misuse
Free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text "VT" to 741741 from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor.
24/7, free and confidential support and resources for people in distress and their loved ones.
24/7 crisis support services to LGBTQ young people. Text, chat, or call to reach a trained counselor. Free and confidential.
Peer support service run by trans people for trans and questioning peers. Call someone trans to talk to, even not in crisis.
Call or text 1-800-985-5990 – 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.
Call or Text 1-833-943-5746. In English and Spanish. 24/7, Free, Confidential Hotline for Pregnant and New Moms. Interpreter Services are available in 60 languages. TTY users can use a preferred relay service or dial 711 and then 1-833-943-5746.
Program that serves as a state-wide resource fostering a sustainable approach to suicide prevention in Vermont.
Federally supported resource devoted to advancing the implementation of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention.
A public awareness campaign to prevent suicide. Learn 5 action steps to take to save a life.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s message-spreading the word about actions we can all take to prevent suicide.
Portraits and true stories of suicide attempt survivors to change public attitudes about suicide for the better.
Eliminate the loss of life from suicide by: delivering innovative prevention programs, educating the public, raising funds for suicide research and programs, and reaching out to those who have lost someone to suicide.
Help temporarily reduce access to potentially dangerous things, like firearms, medicines, sharp objects, or other household items.
Talk with a caring person who understands what you are going through. Call or text (833) VT-TALKS / (833) 888-2557. Confidential.
Confidential help for mental health. Available in four formats – postcard, poster, wallet card, and postcard for survivors of suicide loss.
Resources to help people cope with the pandemic with education and community services to promote empowerment and recovery.
Independent, statewide mutual support and civil rights advocacy organization run by and for psychiatric survivors.
Care provider network for mental health, substance use, intellectual and developmental disability services and community support.
Supports, educates and advocates so that all affected by mental illness or mental health challenges can build better lives.
Dial 2-1-1 for hundreds of community resources for emergencies, health, disability, seniors, transportation, and more.
Dial for hundreds of community resources including for emergencies, health, disability, seniors, transportation, and more.
Find family and children benefits including: 3SquaresVT, Child Care Subsidy, Emergency Assistance, Essential Person, Fuel Assistance, Reach Up and Weatherization.
Media reports can change perceptions and result in help-seeking when they include resources and messages of hope and recovery.
Research-based resource that outlines four critical issues to consider when messaging to the public about suicide.
To assist in the planning, development, and implementation of social media activities, the following guidelines have been developed by the CDC to provide critical information on lessons learned, best practices, clearance information, and security requirements.
9 local, consumer-driven, non-residential facilities which provide peer supports, sober recreation activities, volunteer opportunities, community education and recovery supporting services.
Vermont Department of Health offers resources and information for recovery centers and peer support across Vermont.