Canada and United States

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Online Crisis Chat provides venues to communicate in real time. Forums and discussion groups allow users to post messages but don’t have the capacity for interactive messaging.

Canada

ConnecTeen (Youth in Calgary, AB)
Talk on your terms. If you need support, we’re here for you. If you’re worried about someone overhearing you, or it’s too hard to say out loud, you can write it down in chat, email or text. Peer support is available from 5-10pm on weekdays and 12-10pm on weekends.

Crisis Centre Chat (BC and Yukon)
CrisisCentreChat.ca is a program of the Crisis Centre. It connects adults with support, information and resources.  Online chat is available from 12pm to 1am in BC and Yukon Only.

IM Alive
If you are in crisis or considering suicide, click the Chat Now button to talk with one of their volunteers.

Jeunesse, J’écoute (For under 20 years of age in French)
A safe space for young people. Get info, contact a counsellor, try our surveys and games.

Kids Help Phone (For under 20 years of age)
A safe space for young people. Get info, contact a counsellor, try our surveys and games.

Manitoba Farm & Rural Support Services (Manitoba)
Telephone & Online counselling for Farmers, Rural and Northern Manitobans.

Northern Youth Online (Northern Canada)
Crisis Prevention, Intervention and Informations Centre. Online chat is available from 4 pm – 10 pm daily.

ONTX (Ontario)
Ontario’s Online and Text Crisis and Distress Service. Online Chat available from 2pm – 2am daily.

Tel-jeunes (French)
Le service Tel-jeunes est une ressource gratuite, confidentielle et accessible 24 heures/7 jours pour tous les enfants et les jeunes du Québec.

Youth in BC (Youth in BC and Yukon)
YouthInBC.com is a program of the Crisis Centre. It Connects youth with support, information and resources. Online chat is available from 12pm to 1am in BC and Yukon Only.

Youth Line (LGBTQ Youth in Ontario)
Youth Line offers confidential and non-judgemental peer support through our telephone, text and chat services. Get in touch with a peer support volunteer from Sunday to Friday, 4pm to 9:30pm.

YouthSpace (For under 30 years old)
Youthspace.ca is made up of a community of volunteers who are here to support you – whatever you are going through.  Online Chat is available from 6pm – 12am PST daily.

United States

Care Crisis Chat
ImHurting Crisis Chat is a service offered through Volunteers of America Western Washington in the North Puget Sound region. Online Chat is available 24 hours a day.

Common Ground
Common Ground is dedicated to helping people move from crisis to hope. Online Chat available from 4pm to 10pm Monday through Friday.

CrisisChat
The Lifeline Crisis Chat service is available within the United States and territories from 2pm to 2am Eastern Time seven days a week.

GLBT National Help Center Online Peer Support Chat (LGBTQ)
They offer free, confidential, one-on-one peer support for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning people.

IM Alive
If you are in crisis or considering suicide, click the Chat Now button to talk with one of their volunteers.

Iowa Crisis Chat (Iowa)
If you prefer typing to talking, use your computer to access this free instant-messaging service. IowaCrisisChat.org offers online emotional support for anyone in need. Online Chat is available from 2pm – 2am daily.

Suicide Prevention Lifeline Chat
If you’re thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the Lifeline network is available 24/7 across the United States.

Long Island Crisis Center (Long Island, New York)
Long Island Crisis Center provides 24/7, free, high quality, confidential and non-judgmental programs and services to support and empower Long Islanders at critical times in their lives.

Mental Health Association of San Francisco Chat (San Francisco, California)
The Peer-Run WarmLine, a non-emergency resource for anyone seeking support, serves our community 7 days-a-week. The WarmLine provides assistance via phone and web chat to people who need to reach out when having a hard time. Online Chat available from Monday-Friday, 7am-11pm and Saturday-Sunday, 11am-7pm.

Montana Warmline Chat Support
Do you need someone understanding to talk to? The Montana Warm Line is staffed by mental health consumers, ready to listen. Online Chat available Mondays and Tuesdays from 4pm – 10pm MTN

NAMI Orange County Warmline Chat
The NAMI-OC WarmLine is a free and confidential chat service providing emotional support and resources to Orange County residents.

866Teenlink
Teen Link offers a confidential, anonymous, and non-judgmental help line for youth ages 13-20. Teen Link Online Chat is available from 6pm – 9:30 p.m daily.

TrevorChat (LGBTQ)
Trevor Project trained counselors are there to support you if you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk. Online instant messaging with a TrevorChat counselor is available 7 days a week between 3pm – 9pm ET/12pm – 6pm PT

Your Life, Your Voice
The Boys Town National Hotline is a free hotline available to kids, teens and young adults at any time. We provide help when you need it most. Call, chat, text or email. They are there to talk if you’re depressed, contemplating suicide, being physically or sexually abused, on the run, addicted, threatened by gang violence, fighting with a friend or parent, or if you are faced with an overwhelming challenge.

Veterans and Military

Real Warriors
Get the information you need with the Real Warriors Live Chat. A trained health resource consultant is ready to talk, listen and provide the guidance and resources you’re looking for.  Live Chat available 24 hours a day.

Veterans Crisis Chat
If you’re a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one, responders at the Veterans Crisis Line online chat offer help that can make a difference.  Online Chat available 24 hours a day.