If you are experiencing urgent thoughts of suicide, call or text the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline at 988, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(1-800-273-TALK (8255)), or text the Crisis Text Line (741741)

Mental Health Resources

In times of mental health crisis, having someone to talk to can mean the world. The resources below give you access to a trained individual who can help guide you through a rough spot and connect you with help.

For non-crisis inquiries, Central Florida residents can contact our Mental Health Connections team for free mental health information and referrals at (407) 898-0110 or via email at BChan@mhacf.org to get started.

For additional information about suicide prevention, please visit MHACF’s You Are A Lifeguard at www.YouAreALifeguard.org or the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention at www.afsp.org.

If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-TALK (8255)), or text the Crisis Text Line (741741).

Central Florida Crisis Hotlines

Anyone in the United States is welcome to call 2-1-1 for help, 24/7.

Orange, Osceola, Seminole, & Brevard County

Live Life Counseling Community Crisis Line

Open 24/7

(407) 425-2624


2-1-1 Helpline Brevard

Open 24/7

(321) 631 – 8944


Maitland County

The Connection Helpline, Christian Volunteer Helpline

Open 1pm-10pm

(407) 740-7477

Orange County

Central Florida Helpline

(407) 425-2624 24-Hour Crisis Line

Lakeside Alternatives, Inc.

(407) 875–3700


Lifeline of Central Florida

(407) 425–2624



Other Mental Health Helplines

Baker Act receiving facilities

Substance Use Information

Alcohol, drugs and other intoxicants can cause depression or bring on thoughts of suicide. If you are interested in learning more about the connection between substance use and suicide, you can read more at RehabSpot.com.