Mental Health Resources

Crisis Hotlines

The Keep Calm Through COVID crisis phone line is available 24/7. 1 (866) 310-7977.

24/7 VIA Link Cope Line
(504) 269-COPE (504-269-2673)
or 1 (800) 749-2673
chat with a crisis counselor 3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Mon.-Fri. by going to www.vialink.org

24/7 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1 (800) 273-8255 chat with a crisis counselor 1:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. Mon.-Fri. En Español: 1 (888) 628-9454  Deaf/hard of hearing: 1 (800) 799-4889
www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/help-yourself

24/7 Crisis Text Line
Text NAMI to 741741

24/7 Veterans Crisis Line
1 (800) 273.8255 (Press 1)

National Human Trafficking Hotline
1 (888) 373-7888 (TTY: 711)

National Domestic Violence Hotline, 24-hour Hotline
1 (800) 799-SAFE (7233)

National Runaway Safeline, 24 hour Hotline
1 (800) RUNAWAY (786-2929)

Trans Lifeline, for those who are transgender or
gender questioning. Available 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 a.m. everyday.
1 (877) 565-8860 | www.translifeline.org 

 
Crisis Services

JPHSA After-Hours Crisis Services, serving Jefferson Parish
(504) 832-5123 

MHSD (Metropolitan Human Services District) Crisis Response Team, serving Orleans, Plaquemines, and St. Bernard Parishes
(504) 826-2675

Veterans Administration Outpatient Psychiatry
1 (800) 935.8387

Grief-Related Needs

Greater New Orleans Human Trafficking Task Force

A full list of mental health resources and treatment options is available through NAMI (National Alliance for Mental illness) New Orleans and can be found here

 
Family Crisis Services

For assistance in escaping unhealthy relationships

New Orleans Women and Children’s Shelter
Emergency and transitional housing for women with children and pregnant women, access to supportive services 2020 S. Liberty St. New Orleans, LA 70113 (504) 522-9340 or info@nowcs.org

Metro Centers for Community Advocacy
Emergency and transitional housing for victims of domestic violence, (location confidential), access to supportive services 24/7 Crisis Hotline (504) 837-5400

Hagar’s House
Shelter for women and children, access to supportive services. Trans inclusive. Call for an appointment (504) 210-5064

Family Service of Greater New Orleans
Counseling services for individuals, couples, families, and children 2515 Canal St., New Orleans, LA 70119 (504) 822-0800 and www.fsgno.org 

 
Affordable Counseling

These organizations offer services at little or no cost based on a person’s household income:

Jewish Family Service of Greater New Orleans
Counseling services for individuals, couples,
families, and children of all faiths. 3300 W. Esplanade Ave., Ste. 603, Metairie, LA 70002 (504) 831-8475 and www.jfsneworleans.org

Celebration Hope Center
Individual and family counseling services offered to those who have experienced trauma and for those with co-occurring disorders. 1901-B Airline Dr., Metairie, LA 70001 (504) 833-4673 and www.celebrationhopecenter.org 

Loyola Center for Counseling and Education (LCCE)
Counseling services for individuals, couples, families, and children. Loyola University, Mercy Hall, Second Floor 2020 Calhoun St., New Orleans, LA 70118 (504) 864-7858 or LCCE@loyno.edu