If you or your friend needs urgent help, call 911 right away. Or even take your friend to the emergency room for assistance. If you feel it’s safe, stay with your friend or find someone to stay with them until help arrives.

Call 911


You are not alone, and help is always available. Get immediate support 24/7. Reach out to the Crisis Text Line by texting COALITION to 741741 or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. It’s free, and everything you tell them is confidential, unless it’s essential to contact emergency services to keep you or your friend safe.

Oscar Romero (Mexico)

“The expectation as an that you have to work hard, and these moments when you’re sad or going through a tough time, is to just get through it.” 

“We’re all humans, and we do coexist together to support each other”

If you can relate to this storyteller, below are some resources you might find helpful. For immediate text support, reach out to Crisis Text Line by texting COALITION to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor for free 24/7. You can also call National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. It’s free and highly confidential, unless it’s essential to contact emergency services to help you or your friend stay safe. Lifeline ofrece 24/7, gratuito servicios en español, no es necesario hablar ingles si usted necesita ayuda. Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio 1-888-628-9454.

  • Golden Doors Scholars is a nonprofit organization that provides college scholarships to undocumented immigrants. Click here to learn more
  • Latinx Therapy is an organization working to break the stigma of mental health related to the Latinx community. Click here to listen to podcasts, search for a mental health professional and more for the Latinx community
  • Mental Health America – Click here for important information and resources for Latinx mental health and here to download the 2020 back to school toolkit for Mental Health America.
  • NAMI – Click here to view the NAMI COVID-19 Resource and Information Guide. Scroll to page 13 for important information for immigrant communities. Presioné aquí para ver la guía en español
  • Therapy for Latinx is a database of therapists who either identify as Latinx or have worked closely with and understands the unique needs of the Latinx community. Click here to search the database

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