Question: Is there a number I can text to talk about my problems?

Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support via a medium people already use and trust: text.

What happens if you text 85258?

By texting the word SHOUT to 85258 you will start a conversation with a trained Shout Volunteer, who will text you back and forth, sharing only what you feel comfortable with. Our volunteers will work with you to take your next steps towards feeling better.

How does the Crisis Text Line work?

How does Crisis Text Line work? You text 741741 when in crisis, available 24/7 in the United States. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds quickly.

Can you text counselors?

You can text your therapist anytime. They may not reply immediately, especially if you text late at night or in the small hours of the morning, but you can usually expect a response within a day. You can also request a “live text” session when you exchange texts with your therapist in real time.

How much does it cost to text shout?

Shout 85258 is a free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope. We launched publicly in May 2019 and weve had more than 750000 conversations with people who are anxious, stressed, depressed, suicidal or overwhelmed and who need immediate support.

What happens if I text shout?

An individual will text SHOUT or another partner keyword to 85258 when in need of support. The texter will then receive an automated text asking them about the nature of their problem. This text will also let the individual know that they are being connected to a trained Shout Volunteer.

Who do I talk to about depression?

If you or a loved one are struggling with depression, contact the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline at 1-800-662-4357 for information on support and treatment facilities in your area. For more mental health resources, see our National Helpline Database.

Is Talkspace just texting?

Talkspace is an online text and video chat therapy platform that offers access to therapists who cover a broad range of mental health services.

What is text Counselling?

Open up your phone at any time and vent to a mental health professional about your issues—thats the promise of text-based therapy. In this new form of therapy, you can message your therapist anytime in a secure chat window on your computer or phone, and they respond once or twice a day (or so).

Can you text 999?

Yes, you can send a text to 999 in an emergency.

How do you end a shout in a text?

Message us with the word STOP at anytime during a conversation to end the conversation. Our volunteer will not message you again once you have ended the conversation. If you would like to start the conversation again, text 85258 saying START.

What should I not tell a psychiatrist?

What Not to Say to Your Therapist“I feel like Im talking too much.” Remember, this hour or two hours of time with your therapist is your time and your space. “Im the worst. “Im sorry for my emotions.” “I always just talk about myself.” “I cant believe I told you that!” “Therapy wont work for me.”Aug 9, 2021

What is prescribed for depression?

When treating depression, several drugs are available. Some of the most commonly used include: Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), such as citalopram (Celexa), escitalopram oxalate (Lexapro), fluoxetine (Prozac), fluvoxamine (Luvox), paroxetine HRI (Paxil), and sertraline (Zoloft).

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