Common Ground Online Chat
Crisis Chat Etiquette
- Use a computer with a strong internet connection to minimize disruptions.
- Use respectful language.
- Stay focussed on the chat and respond promptly, limit multi-tasking.
- If you need to step away from your computer, let us know or end the chat and come back when you have more time.
The crisis chat is available weekdays from 4-10pm. If chat is not available, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call the crisis line at 800-231-1127 or the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 800-273-TALK.
If we are off line and you are in a crisis and need to chat/text with someone immediately, click on the below link and that will connect you to a center to chat/text now.
After 10pm we can offer the services of the NSPL national chat program 2pm-2am EST. Login at http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
The Crisis Text Line is available 24/7. Users should text “Hello” to 741741