RESOURCES

Average Joe & Sue:

We are not psychologists, social workers or counselors of any kind.

We have no qualifications beyond our experience.

Here are some resources that may be useful.

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First Call for Chittenden County

802-488-7777


VERMONT SUICIDE PREVENTION CENTER:

VT Crisis Text Line: Text "VT" to 741741

Text VT to 741741 - Crisis Text Line is FREE - 24/7 support.

You get an automated text response first, and then a response from a 

trained crisis counselor. They work with you until you are cool and calm 

and have a positive plan for next steps.


Umatter® U Can Get Help: www.UmatterUCanGetHelp.org

Award winning website for youth who think they may need 

help or may be worried about someone else


Vermont 211:

Dial 211 anywhere in Vermont or visit www.Vermont211.org to get live 

referral help to public and private state and community services.


NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE:

www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

1-800-273-8255 (1-800-273-TALK)


National Hopeline Network: 800-442-HOPE (4673)

www.hopeline.com






































Photograph by Paul Hoeppner

Photograph by Paul Hoeppner