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Talk & Text Lines

Local Services:

ODU Counseling Center Crisis Line: (757) 683-4401 and select "Option 2" to be connected

YWCA South Hampton Roads Crisis Line: Crisis line for individual/families seeking crisis and shelter services related to interpersonal violence, stalking, and/or human trafficking. 24/7 Crisis Hotline: 757-251-0144

Norfolk Community Services Board Emergency Services: 757-664-7690

National Services:

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 24/7 talk line for individuals experiencing distress, crisis, or suicidal thoughts and their loved ones.

  • Talk Line: 1-800-273-8255
  • Spanish Option: 1-888-628-9454
  • For Deaf and Hard of Hearing: Dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255

The Trevor Project: The Trevor Project provides a 24/7 crisis intervention and suicide prevention Talk, Online Chat, and Text lines for LGBTQ+ individuals.

Trans Lifeline: The Trans Lifeline offers trans peer support. Current hours 5pm EST - 1 am EST, 7 days a week.

  • Talk Line: 877-565-8860
  • Family and Friends Hotline: Call the main line and ask for the Family and Friends Line

Disaster Distress Helpline:

  • Talk or Text Line: 1-800-985-5990

Veteran Crisis Line: The veteran crisis line provides support for veterans and service members experiencing distress, crisis, or suicidal thoughts.

RAINN: The National Sexual Assault Hotline: 24/7 hotline, text line, or chat line staffed by individuals trained to provide support to those impacted by sexual assualt.

The National Domestic Violence Hotline:

Crisis Text Line: 24/7 support via texting, WhatsApp, chat or Facebook Messenger.

  • Text Line: Text "HOME" to 741741
  • WhatsApp or Chat: https://www.crisistextline.org/


  • Talk Line: 1-800-273-8255
  • Text Line: Text "START" to 741-741

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration HelpLine: This 24/7/365 help line is designed to help individuals experiencing concerns related to substance abuse and mental health concerns find treatment.

  • HelpLine: 1-800-662-4357

Online Resources

Mental Health

The Anxiety and Depression Association of America provides information about anxiety and depressive disorders. They offer educational resources and information about getting help/treatment.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness provides educational resources, information about advocacy, and information about support groups.

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides a 24/7 crisis talk/text/ and chat line. Their website includes a wide variety of resources, educational information, etc. geared towards general and specific populations.

Domestic, Sexual, & Interpersonal Violence:

The National Domestic Violence Hotline's website, provides information and resources related to domestic violence/intimate partner violence. The website includes a page where individuals can search for resources (shelter, court accompaniment, counseling, etc) in their area.


The Trevor Project provides a crisis talk/text/chat line for LGBTQ+ youth. Their website includes educational resources, ways to get involved, and options for seeking help.

Trans Lifeline is a peer support line for and by trans individuals. Their website provides information about a wide variety of resources.


Veterans Crisis Line is a 24/7 crisis talk, text or chat line available to veterans, service members, and their friends/family. Their website, includes additional information about the crisi line, access to the online chat line, and education/resources.

College Students

ULifeline provides college students with information about wellness, mental health conditions, and substance abuse. They also have an online screening tool available to students.

Substance Abuse

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) offers online and in-person meetings for individuals with substance use concerns. Their website, provides educational information and resources. Information on meetings near you can be found here.

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) offers online and in person meetings for individuals with substance use concerns. Their website includes educational resources, information about the program, and how to access meetings.

ODU Campus Support

Find A Counselor Near You

  • Psychology Today Therapist Directory: Here you can search for counselors using a variety of search criteria including location, speciality, and payments accepted.
  • Therapy Den: Therapy Den allows you to search for counselors in your area based on speciality and payments accepted.

Support Groups

Alcoholic Anonymous Narcotics Anonymous Abuse Mental Health

Local Support Resources

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