The chat counselors are here to listen and support you through whatever difficult times you may be facing.Our goal is to help you reduce stress and feel empowered to make healthy decisions.If all chat specialists are busy assisting other visitors you will be asked to try the chat again in a half hour.If the chat service is not open we encourage you to call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.CONTACT USA has been offering help to those in need through online chat since 2010.
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The chat counselor will work with you to create a safety plan if necessary. If all chat counselors are busy assisting other visitors, you will be asked to try the chat again in a half hour.
If you have trouble connecting to the chat service we encourage you to call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
All chat centers in the Lifeline network are accredited by CONTACT USA. Anyone who is depressed, going through a hard time, needs to talk, or is thinking about suicide can use the chat.
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