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The Zendo Project and its staff and volunteers do not provide mental health or medical services. The Zendo Project’s Peer Support Services are not a substitute for medical, psychological, or psychiatric diagnosis, treatment, or advice. Content produced and distributed by the Zendo Project is for informational and educational use only. Do not disregard or delay seeking professional advice because of the availability of services or educational materials offered by the Zendo Project. If you are in a crisis or if you or any other person may be in danger or experiencing a mental health emergency, immediately call 911 (USA) or your local emergency resources. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please seek medical attention. The following resources may also provide you with immediate assistance:

Crisis Hotlines and Resources

United States

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline connects callers to trained crisis counselors:
(800) 273-8255
https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Helpline
(800) 662-4357
https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline

The National Domestic Violence Hotline provides 24/7 crisis intervention, safety planning and information on domestic violence
(800) 799-7233
https://www.thehotline.org/help/

Sexual Assault Help (US):
https://www.rainn.org/about-national-sexual-assault-telephone-hotline
(800) 656-4673

International Crisis Resources

https://www.iasp.info/resources/Crisis_Centres/

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