Are you in crisis? We’re here to help whenever and however you need it. These are resources that may be of help if you are in trouble. Please know, this information is not a substitute for professional advice or care. If you are in need of help, please reach out to your doctor, one of the organizations listed below, another local organization near you, a family member or friend, or dial 911 (or 999 in the UK, 112 in the EU, 000 in Australia).

Thank you to Patients Like Me for providing these resources. We hope they provide aid and comfort.

And always know this: you are never alone in your feelings.

Your OHN Family

Operation Happy Nurse crisis support hands

Suicide hotlines

In the US:

In the UK:


  • International Suicide Prevention Wiki (This directory of links is community-sourced and anyone can edit this content. As a result, PatientsLikeMe cannot confirm the accuracy of any of the resources provided.)

Addiction hotlines

In the US:

In the UK:

Crisis counseling

In the US:

  • Covenant House  800-RUNAWAY
    Crisis Care for Homeless and At-Risk Kids, state specific resources available through their website

  • National Mental Health Association: 800-969-6642 9AM-5PM Mon-Fri
    Information on mental health topics and referrals, access to an info specialist

  • National Youth Crisis Hotline: 800-442-HOPE (4673)
    Provides counseling and referrals to local drug treatment centers, shelters, and counseling services. Responds to youth dealing with pregnancy, molestation, suicide, and child abuse. Operates 24 hours, seven days a week.

  • Crisis Text Line  Text HOME to 741741

International Helpline numbers or resources outside of the U.S.:

In Ireland: Samaritans 1850 60 90 90

Talk it Through
Let your nurse family know you need support on our discussion board, A Safe Space.

Frontline Workers Counseling Project
Nurses of San Francisco have access to free therapy sessions. Thank you Frontline Workers Counseling Project for providing this information and for helping nurses in your community.

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