Crisis Lines, Hotlines, and Warm Lines

Below are the lines operated by Lines for Life:
Suicide Lifeline
Call: 800-273-8255
Text: 273TALK to 839863

Military Helpline
Call: 888-457-4838
Text: MIL1 to 839863

Alcohol and Drug Helpline
Call: 800-923-4357
Text: Recovery Now to 839863

Call: 877-968-8491
Text: teen2teen to 839863

Emergence Addiction and Behavioral Therapies operates the statewide 24-hour problem gambling helpline which is staffed with certified problem gambling counselors. The number to this helpline is: 877-MYLIMIT (or 877-695-4648). Live web chat with a counselor is available at

The David Romprey Warm Line (1-800-698-2392), operated by Community Counseling Solutions, offers phone-based peer-to-peer support, helping people with mental health needs explore healthy ways to manage feelings and challenging experiences. The line is staffed by paid peers and is not available 24-hours a day. Please visit the web site to see available times of operation and to learn more about this service:

Other 24/7 Resources:

The Friendship Line – 24-Hour Hotline/Warmline for Older Adults

Recovery Outreach Community Center – 24-Hour Warmline
(971) 239-7255

Call to Safety (formerly Portland Women’s Crisis Line) (translation available)
Spanish Line 1-800-326-0441

National resources:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Veterans Crisis Line

Baby Blues Connection for women experiencing prenatal, postpartum or pregnancy loss

The Trevor Project Line: (LGBTQ)

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

Project UNICA – 24 hr hotline for Spanish-speaking and Latina survivors of domestic violence

Each Community Mental Health Program is required to provide phone-based services that establish immediate communication links and provide supportive interventions and information for individuals in an urgent or emergent situation. For a listing of each 24-hour phone number, please check your local phone directory or search for your county mental health crisis number online. The Oregon Health Authority maintains a list of crisis numbers  (please also check your local resource directories as numbers may change from time to time).
Statewide, 24-hour crisis hotlines are available through private, non-profit organizations such as Lines for Life and Emergence. In Oregon, Lines for Life operates a suicide prevention line, drug and alcohol helpline, youth line and peer-to-peer counseling line for teens. Lines for Life handled nearly 78,000 calls during the fiscal year 2016/17. Lines for Life also operates a military helpline with call or text capabilities. Visit Lines for Life on the web to learn more.