dial or text 911 If you are in immediate danger.
Mental Health Crisis text line
- Crisis Text Line – Text "VT" to 741741 and a trained crisis counselor will respond within 5 minutes.
- UMatter – Help and support are available if you are thinking about suicide or you're worried about someone else.
- Dial 2-1-1 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.
physical Abuse or Violence
- Call or text 911 right away if you are in immediate danger.
- Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-228-7395
- Sexual Violence Hotline: 1-800-489-7273
- Vermont Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
- Call or text 911 right away if the person has collapsed or stopped breathing.
- Northern New England Poison Center: 1-800-222-1222 (available 24/7)
- Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Information: 1-800-439-8550 (Weekdays 7:45 am–4:30 p.m.)
- USDA Vermont Rabies Hotline: 1-800-472-2437 (1-800-4-RABIES) or 1-802-223-8697 (in Vermont)
Alcohol or Drug Use
- Start here to find alcohol or drug use and addiction help and treatment. You can also dial 2-1-1 for services near you.
- Visit 802Quits.org for free help so you can quit smoking today.
- Dial 2-1-1 anywhere in Vermont or visit Vermont211.org to get live referral help to public and private state and community services.