Crisis Resources

Polaris Psychology does not provide after-hours emergency care. If you or someone you know is experiencing an emergency or crisis and needs immediate help, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. Crisis recourses below are not a substitute for calling 911.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: + 1-800-273-8255

Provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress. Also provides prevention and crisis resources and best practices for professionals.

Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741
Textline service for anyone in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support and information.

American Association of Poison Control Center: + 1-800-222-1222
24/7 free, confidential, expert medical advice from toxicology specialists, including nurses, pharmacists, physicians and poison information providers.

National Domestic Violence Hotline: + 1-800-799-7233
Available 24/7 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship.

National Sexual Assault Hotline: + 1-800-656-4673
Hotline with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area.

Alcoholism & Drug Dependence Hopeline: + 1-800-622-2255
24/7 service with trained professionals providing information, assessing situations, and giving referrals to the most appropriate resources in local communities.

TREVOR Crisis Hotline: + 1-866-488-7386
24/7 hotline with trained counselors providing crisis intervention, suicide prevention, and a safe, judgment-free place to talk for LGBTQ youth.

LGBT National Hotline: + 1-888-843-4564
Hotline that provides support with coming-out issues, gender identity, relationship concerns, bullying, workplace issues, HIV/AIDS anxiety and safer-sex information, and more. Operated Monday through Friday from 4pm to midnight (eastern time) & Saturday from noon to 5pm (eastern time).

Veteran Crisis Line: + 1-855-838-8255
Provides sustained, confidential peer support to any veteran, service member, family member, or caregiver whenever they have an issue, wherever they are in the world.

National Eating Disorders Association Helpline: +1-800-931-2237
The NEDA Helpline is available Monday-Thursday from 9AM to 9PM EST, and Friday from 9AM to 5PM ET providing support, resources and treatment options for anyone affected by an eating disorder.

National Abortion Federation Hotline: + 1-800-772-9100
A national, toll-free, multi-lingual hotline for abortion referrals and financial assistance in the U.S. and Canada. The Hotline is free, completely anonymous, and offers services to everyone, regardless of their individual situation.

HIV Nightline: + 1-800-628-9240
24/7 hotline with trained volunteers providing emotional support to anyone affected by HIV.