Need help?

You can help
 ​If a child or adolescent you know is struggling and has come to you for help, you can take steps to assist them achieving a healthy, happy outcome and lifestyle.

  • Talk to the youth, and, ask them what is going on

  • Offer hope 

  • Know the available resources 

  • Call a crisis center, 911, or take the youth to your local emergency department 

  • Encourage the teen to contact a supportive service like those listed on this page, this will provide a professional to talk with them while waiting for emergency services 

  • Do NOT leave the child/teen alone

If you are concerned about yourself or about somebody else, please contact: 

Maine Crisis Hotline 1-888-568-1112 

Crisis Text Line 741741