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Urgent Help Resources


Need Urgent HelpExperiencing suicidal thoughts or severe withdrawal symptoms?

This page is designed to help you find the assistance you may need if you encounter a crisis.

Volunteers at SMART Recovery stand ready to assist you with your addictive behavior issues, and to help you to learn the program’s tools and techniques for overcoming addictive behaviors.

However, our volunteers are not trained to assist with suicidal tendencies, withdrawal issues, etc., which often merit immediate medical or professional assistance.

If you or a friend are in emotional distress and considering suicide:

Click here: Befrienders Worldwide
(For phone numbers everywhere)

Click here:
988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
or call/text 988

Or call 911 or your local  emergency help number
for immediate medical or emotional help!

Click here for emergency help numbers around the world!

More support: 

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

For those experiencing severe withdrawal symptoms:

Individuals who are experiencing severe withdrawal symptoms are advised to go to the emergency room, call an ambulance, or seek medical attention.

It is up to you to determine how much comfort and safety you want!

Are suicidal thoughts an on-going struggle?

This video below is from NAMI Montana, and can help creating with strategies for coping and creating a suicide safety plan.

You can visit the the NAMI website at

The NAMI HELPLINE is 800-950-6264.  The NAMI HelpLine can be reached Monday through Friday, 10 am–6 pm, ET.