Take our quiz to find out if Crisis Text Line is the right resource for you in this moment, and get some suggestions and resources along the way!
"Is Crisis Text Line Right For Me?" (the “Quiz") is an interactive quiz aimed at providing you with coping skills and resources to consider before or instead of texting Crisis Text Line. Taking the Quiz will not connect you to a trained Crisis Text Line Crisis Counselor. *

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Are you feeling suicidal, or like you want to kill yourself? *

Okay, we're here for you. Let's start here: Think about 3 people who have been there for you in the past. What would they say to you today? Once you've thought about it, choose one of the options below.

We care about your safety. Text WARM to 741741, or, if you are in immediate danger, call 911.

Crisis Text Line is available any time you're in crisis, but we are not staffed just to chat. (We're crisis intervention, not a replacement for long-term therapy/counseling or a friend.)

Take a minute and think about what makes you feel strong. For everyone it could be something different. Which of these speak to you? *

The strength you're showing in working to feel better is incredible. You got this! Text us later if you feel you need us.

It sounds like you could benefit from extra support today. What best describes your struggle right now? *

We have some ideas to get you started. Check out http://crisistextline.org/coping

We've got some resources for that: check out www.211.org and www.auntbertha.com. You've got this!

You're stronger than the urge to harm yourself, even if it doesn't feel that way right now. Check out www.twloha.org and the http://studymore.org.uk/hylw.pdf.

You're not alone, and help is out there. Take a look at https://adaa.org.

Don't forget that this hard moment in your life isn't how you'll feel forever. We love this breathing gif (www.tinyurl.com/CTLbreathe1) and the MindShift app (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mindshift/id634684825).

Losing someone you care about through a breakup is hard; you're not alone. https://www.headspace.org.au/assets/Uploads/Resource-library/Young-people/Dealing-with-relationship-break-ups-web.pdf feels what you're going through and has some awesome guidance.

Every family has its ups and downs. Here's one of our favorite resources for young people: https://support.therapytribe.com/teen-support-group/

The National Eating Disorders Association is the leading expert on this issue. You are more than your disorder. www.nationaleatingdisorders.org

This interactive site has got your back when it comes to self-care. http://philome.la/jace_harr/you-feel-like-shit-an-interactive-self-care-guide/play

We hope that with these resources and coping skills, you've got this. How do you feel? *

Text WARM to 741741, where you'll be connected to a trained Crisis Counselor.

If you're on your phone, you can click the button below to connect to a trained Crisis Counselor. Otherwise, text WARM to 741741 in the US.
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