National/Local Hotlines & Resources

If you need immediate medical assistance, call 911 or got to the nearest hospital emergency room.


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Also provides online chat support.


Crisis Text Line

Text HOME to 741741


The TREVOR Project

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth. These include a hotline and online, crisis intervention chat service.


Trans Lifeline

Dial 877-565-8860 or visit for many more services


International Suicide Hotlines

In the UK and Ireland – Call Samaritans UK at 116 123
In Australia – Call Lifeline Australia at 13 11 14
In other countries – Visit "IASP: or to find a helpline in your country.

See also:

Sexual Assault Resources


Other Local & National Resources

  • South Bend Police: Emergency, 911, Non-emergency information, 574-235-9201
  • Memorial Epworth Center 574-647-8400
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE or 1-800-787-3224 (TTD)
  • Oaklawn Mental Health 574-533-1234
  • National AIDS Information Hotline: 1-800-342-AIDS
  • Linea nacional de SIDS (Spanish): 1-800-344-SIDA
  • TTY-TTD AIDS Hotline: 1-800-AIDS-TTY
  • St. Joseph County Health Department: 574-235-9725