Ask for help:

Trevor Lifeline (866-488-7386) for LGBTQ youth in crisis is free and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can also ask for help on TrevorChat or TrevorText.

Trans Lifeline (877-565-8860) is primarily for transgender people experiencing a crisis. This includes people who may be struggling with their gender identity and are not sure that they are transgender. While their goal is to prevent self harm, they welcome the call of any transgender person in need. 

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800-273-8255) can also be reached 24 hours a day and is for people of all ages and identities.

Louisiana Statewide Mental Health Crisis Hotlines

If you or someone you love is in immediate danger of harming themselves, contact the Mental Health Crisis Hotline for your parish. These hotlines will connect you to a crisis response team who can safely intervene in a mental health crisis. These hotlines are a safer alternative to calling 911.

South Central Louisiana
Assumption, Lafourche, St. Charles, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Mary and Terrebonne parishes

New Orleans Metropolitan Area
Orleans, St. Bernard, and Plaquemines parishes

Jefferson Parish - East and West Bank

Capital Area
Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Pointe Coupee, West Baton Rouge, and West Feliciana.

Acadiana Area 
Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin and Vermilion parishes
(337) 205-6010
Or call 232-HELP

Northwest Louisiana 
Bienville, Bossier Caddo, Claiborne, DeSoto, Natchitoches, Red River, Sabine and Webster parishes.

Northeast Louisiana
Caldwell, East Carroll, Franklin, Jackson, Lincoln, Madison, Morehouse, Ouachita, Richland, Tensas, Union and West Carroll.

Central Louisiana
Avoyelles, Catahoula, Concordia, Grant, LaSalle, Rapides, Vernon and Winn parishes.

Florida Parishes
Livingston, St. Helena, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, and Washington parishes
After-hours line at 211 or access crisis chat at
Text Chat is also available by texting “TXT211” to 504-777-EASE (3273).

Southwest Louisiana
Beauregard, Allen, Jefferson Davis, Calcasieu and Cameron Parishes