Sometimes we just need a listening ear.
Here are some of our favorite resources!
To have your resource or suggest an addition added to this list, please send your information to us using our Resource Addition Request Form.
Please note: We are only adding non-profit resources at this time.
USA-Based Crisis Resources
RAINN (Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network)
800-656-4673 - 24/7
Online Chat Option
RAINN is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization and is in partnership with over 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-8255 - 24/7
Online Chat Option
Free and confidential help, with connection to crisis services.
You can also dial 988 in some cases to reach them quickly.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-7233 - 24/7
Online Chat Option or text "start" to 88788
Get help, plan for safety, identify abuse or get connected to local resources.
Dial 211 or text “211CARES” to 51555 – Usually 24/7!
Local Resources and Services such as financial assistance, non-profit mental health services and addiction recovery referrals
877-565-8860 - 24/7
Trans Lifeline provides trans peer support.
They're run by and for trans people.
1-866-488-7386 - 24/7
Online Chat Option or text 'START' to 678-678
Suicide prevention lifeline for LGBTQIA+ youth
The Office for Victims of Crime has resources by state for various situations, including victim compensation, a directory of crime victim services and more.
International Crisis Resources
Domestic Violence Hotlines by Country
United Way 211 - Dial 211 to speak to a trained professional who can connect you to essential community services. Their certified information and referral specialists are trained to listen, engage, ask questions, assess your needs and connect you to a community resource from their large database of local providers. They serve the following areas: Adams, Brown, Hamilton and Clermont Counties in Ohio; Boone, Kenton, Campbell and Grant counties in Kentucky.
Lindner Center of HOPE - A wide range of mental health services and treatments in an atmosphere that promotes long-term healing, since 2008, Lindner Center of HOPE has served as a lifeline to tens of thousands who’ve faced the struggle of mental illness or addiction.
YWCA (Hamilton, Montgomery, Clermont, Adams and Brown Counties)- Domestic violence intervention and prevention with a focus on affordable housing, civil rights, pay equity, anti-racism, health care reform and voting rights.
Please note that organizations listed below are not crisis resources.
Anderson Mental Health Collaborative - Their mission is to educate, share resources and create a supportive environment around mental wellness in Anderson Township, as well as be a model of mental wellness for other communities to emulate. The collaborative is made up of multiple organizations and individuals, using their connections, resources, skills and expertise to create educational events for the public.
Tristate Trauma Network - Offers high-quality training to service-industry professionals on trauma-responsive care and educating the public on how trauma plays a crucial role in our emotions,
behaviors, and ultimately, our futures.
Lighthouse Youth & Family Services - Mental health services, including same-day assessments, as well as youth housing, emergency shelter, community juvenile justice services, residential treatment, and foster care and adoption for children 0-24.
NYAP (National Youth Advocate Program) - Opportunities and resources to youth and families, support and guidance for foster parents.
Walleyes for Wounded Heroes - Provides opportunities for veterans and active duty military, as well as first responders (EMS, police and fire) who have experienced PTSD to fish and reconnect with nature’s healing properties. Charter captains and private boat owners take the fishers walleye fishing for a 4-day event annually during the last week of June at no charge. W4WH provides lodging, meals, entertainment, and transportation around Port Clinton, Ohio and nearby areas. Open to those in all 50 states with or without referral.
Heroes On The Water - Heroes on the Water supports veterans, first responders and their families by creating a peaceful environment for healing. Their mission is to provide wellness and community to our heroes and their families through kayak fishing and the outdoors.