The Bearing Witness Project does not provide crisis support or therapeutic intervention. If you are feeling overwhelmed and have immediate concerns, please contact your local emergency network or one of the hotlines provided below.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-8255 (online chat available)
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Crisis Text Line: Text START to 741-741
Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor.
The Trevor Project: (866) 488-7386
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.
This is a list of international crisis hotlines.
Here is an online database of therapists through the United States. Please note, The Bearing Witness Project is not recommending any individual on this website but wants to provide resources for your own search for mental health support. We hope to have a list of mental health professionals specializing in religious and spiritual trauma sometime in the near future.