PACE Community Resource List

Help for those in crisis, feeling sad, lonely, or depressed

Umatter U Can Get Help: A website for youth who think they may need help or may be worried about someone else.

Screening for Mental Health: In-person and online screening programs for depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, PTSD, eating disorder, substance abuse, and suicide prevention.

Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255.

Trevor Project: Crisis intervention, resources, and support for LGBTQ young people and their friends by phone, text, or chat.

  • TrevorLifeline: 24/7 crisis intervention: 1-866-488-7386.

  • TrevorText: Mon-Fri 3pm-10pm. Text “START” to 6788678.

VT Crisis Text Line: Text “VT” to 741741. Crisis Text Line is FREE 24/7 support. Get a response from a trained crisis counselor who will work with you until you have a positive plan for next steps.

Vermont 211: live referral help to Vermont community services. Dial 2-1-1 anywhere in Vermont.

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs

802Quits: Help for quitting smoking, using tobacco products, or vaping: 800-784-8669 (phone support for youth 13 and older)

Smokefree Teen: Website specifically for youth to provide tips and tricks to help quit smoking. Free tools include a text messaging program and mobile app.

quitSTART: Free mobile app that helps you quit smoking with tailored tips, inspiration and challenges. (Android and Apple iOS versions available)

This is Quitting: mobile app available for Android and Apple iOS users.

National Institute on Drug Abuse: Get the latest information on how drugs affect the brain and body at National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) for teens.

Vermont Department of Health: Looking for substance use prevention programs or treatment services near you?