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Crisis Text Line
If you are a caregiver in need of support, you can text TOUGH to 741741 for free, 24/7 crisis counseling.
24/7 Helpline: 800.272.3900
The Alzheimer's Association 24/7 Helpline (800.272.3900) is available around the clock, 365 days a year. Through this free service, specialists and master's-level clinicians offer confidential support and information to people living with dementia, caregivers, families and the public.
Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Helpline
If Alzheimer’s is in your life, help is within your reach. AFA’s National Toll-Free Helpline is open seven days a week and staffed entirely by licensed social workers specifically trained in dementia care. The Helpline is accessible by phone, web chat, and text message to assist callers with topics such as:
Signs and symptoms of dementia-related illnesses
What to do if you or a loved one have recently been diagnosed with a dementia-related illnesses
How to speak with someone about memory problems
Caring for a family member with a dementia-related illness
Building a care team and support network
Self-care for caregivers
Finding local caregiving support services
Handling behavioral changes
Navigating communication among family members
Brain health and wellness information
No question is too big or small.
The AFA Helpline is open from 9 am-9 pm ET, seven days a week. Connect with a licensed social worker by:
Web chat: Clicking the blue and white icon in the lower corner of the page
Text message: 646-586-5283
The web chat and text message features can serve individuals in over 90 different languages.