Local & National Support

Everyone needs support sometimes and it can be hard to know where to turn.

 Fortunately, there are a variety of options for you to explore.

Connect with a local Vermont mental health and substance use provider

Talk with your primary care provider and ask for a referral to a trusted mental health professional or reach out to one of these Vermont resources.

Vermont Care Partners Network Agency

Learn about the agency in your community that provides services and supports, including 24/7 mental health crisis response. Network agencies located in your community can support you in finding the services and supports you need.  |  VISIT

Vermont 2-1-1

Find a provider to help you with your mental health or substance use concerns.  |  VISIT


Vermont Peer Support Line

Call or text 833-888-2557 24/7  |  VISIT



Provides connections to opioid and other substance use disorder treatment services in Vermont. | 1-802-565-LINK (5465)  |  VISIT

Suicide Prevention

Statewide assistance, and prevention information:
Zero Suicide Brochure(PDF download/view)

ZERO SUICIDE is a commitment to suicide prevention in health and mental health care systems and is also a specific set of strategies and tools.

National hotlines

If you are in crisis, reach out to a 24/7 National hotline.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-TALK (8255) for English, 1-888-628-9454 for Spanish  |  VISIT    |  CHAT

Crisis Text Line

U.S. Residents text SHARE to 741741 for free, confidential crisis counseling and visit the Crisis Text Line for options outside the U.S.  |  VISIT


SAMHSA’s National Helpline

1-800-662-HELP (4357) and TTY 1-800-487-4889  |  VISIT

National Child Abuse Hotline

1-800-4AChild (1-800-422-4453) or text 1-800-422-4453  |  VISIT

Veteran’s Crisis Line

1-800-273-TALK (8255), text 8388255  |  VISIT  CHAT


Disaster Distress Helpline

1-800-985-5990 (press 2 for Spanish), or text TalkWithUs for English or Hablanos for Spanish to 66746. Spanish speakers from Puerto Rico can text Hablanos to 1-787-339-2663.  |  VISIT

The Eldercare Locator

1-800-677-1116 (M-F, 9 am-8pm ET), TTY:  1-800-677-1666  |  VISIT


National Sexual Assault Hotline

1-800-656-HOPE (4673)  |  VISIT CHAT

National Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-799-7233 or text LOVEIS to 22522  |  VISIT

Economic Resources

What if I need more information about how to manage the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic?


Vermont 2-1-1

Vermont 2-1-1 is a free service that will help you find the programs and services you need that are provided to Vermonters by local community groups, social service and health-related agencies, government organizations, and others.  |  VISIT

FEMA Disaster Assistance Line

1-800-621-FEMA (3362). Those with speech or hearing impairment may call TTY 1-800-462-7585. Both telephone numbers are available around the clock to help residents apply for a variety of federal and state assistance programs, including grants and low interest loans.  VISIT


Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development

Find economic resources for individuals, businesses, and communities at the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development’s COVID-19 Resource Recovery Program  |  VISIT

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