Getting Help Right Now

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please do not hesitate to call.  Please reach out for help.

If you are not in immediate danger, but need someone to talk with right now, please call CAPS at 860-685-2910 (24/7, Academic Year).

National 24-Hour Hotlines:

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 988
    • All calls: Main number
    • Military Veterans: Press 1
    • Spanish speaking: 1-888-628-9454
  • The Trevor Lifeline: 1-866-488-7386
    • Trevor provides suicide prevention and crisis intervention to LGBTQ individuals. 
  • Trans Lifeline: 1-877-565-8860
    • Trans Lifeline’s Hotline is a peer support service run by trans people, for trans and questioning callers. Our operators are located all over the U.S. and Canada, and are all trans-identified. If you are in crisis or just need someone to talk to, even if it’s just about whether or not you’re trans, please call us. We will do our best to support you and provide you resources.
  • Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1
    • The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring, Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Access chat HERE.
    • You may also send a text to 838255.
  • Crisis Text Line:  741741