Online Crisis Chatline. Hope starts here.

HopeNet 360’s online crisis chatline is powered by Groundwire. Live Coaches are online around the clock to chat whenever you need to talk.  If this is an emergency, or if you are worried that you or someone you know may be at risk for suicide, harming themselves or others, please call your local authorities (911), contact a mental health professional, or call and talk to a crisis counselor at 1-800-273-TALK. To report child abuse or exploitation, please go to NCMEC CyberTipline.

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  1. I am 13 years of age or older.
  2. I understand these people are not counselors, but will take these conversations seriously and compassionately.
  3. I understand this conversation is confidential and will be logged for my and my coach’s safety.


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Text HOPELINE to 741741. HOPELINE is a text-in (versus voice call-in) free service for help and hope. HOPELINE is the first Emotional Support Text Line in the State of Wisconsin and provides service throughout the entire state.
Locate counselors, social workers, therapists, psychologists, and psychiatrists. Articles & current topics in the mental health field from the American Psychotherapy Association
Resources, links to therapists and psychiatrists-to find local help, provides videos and educational information, self-help resources from the Mental Health Network
Help people who are having suicidal thoughts (Mental Health America)
Gives names for therapists, psychiatrists, provides information for various mental illnesses from the National Mental Health Association (LGTBQ youth)
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth (The Jed Foundation)
An online resource for college students that includes an anonymous screening tool and campus specific information for getting help.


GENERAL MENTAL HEALTH INFORMATION (American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry)
Resources, links, educational materials, etc. for adolescents and children. Contains many articles and suggestions for treatment for children from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (Anxiety Disorders Association of America)
Information about anxiety disorders, links to therapists, treatment and support from the Anxiety Disorder Association of America
Comprehensive information about mental illnesses, treatment options & suggestions. Focuses on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy from the Behavioral Associates
Comprehensive information regarding depression and how to treat it (Depression Bipolar Support Alliance)
Information regarding depression, bipolar, and other related mental illnesses, treatment, and support from the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (American Psychiatric Association)
Online resource for anyone seeking mental health information on many common mental health concerns, including warning signs of mental disorders, treatment options and preventative measures. (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
General mental illness information from the National Institute for the Mentally ill (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder)
Comprehensive information regarding obsessive compulsive disorder, help and support from the Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation (American Psychiatric Association)
Articles and informational materials regarding psychiatry from the American Psychiatric Association
Contains information on all types of depressive disorders, contains articles from Psycom’s Depression Central (Inspire USA-site for Teens)
Reach Out is an information and support service using evidence based principles and technology to help teens and young adults facing tough times and struggling with mental health issues.


INFORMATION, STATISTICS AND RESEARCH (Center for Disease Control and Prevention)
Information on unintentional injuries, intentional injuries related to homicide, suicide, and violence against others, and improving health and quality of life after injuries (National Institute of Mental Health)
Research information regarding suicide prevention, provides resources that can be downloaded, printed, or that can be sent; from the National Institute of Mental Health (Suicide Prevention Resource Center)
Provides prevention support, training, and resources to assist organizations and individuals to develop suicide prevention programs, interventions and policies, and to advance the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. (World Health Organization)
Links to facts and articles about suicide and prevention from the World Health Organization.



4th H.O.O.A.H. WI
HOOAH, Inc’s mission is to lend support to forward deployed servicemen and women, their stateside families, and returning veterans with a high level of understanding, compassion, and empathy. 4th H.O.O.A.H Wisconsin is a chapter of H.O.O.A.H Inc. that was founded in 2013 to extend the mission and services of H.O.O.A.H Inc. to the state of Wisconsin.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s Veteran’s Resources
Locate local resources for support or chat live with a VA mental health clinican.
Department of Veterans Affairs Suicide Prevention Resource
Includes Veterans Crisis Line and additional suicide prevention information.