HOTLINES and RESOURCES
Feeling worried, depressed, hopeless? Or maybe you are concerned about a friend? There are people who can help you. If you need help, please don’t be afraid to reach out.
GENERAL CRISIS SUPPORT
Text “SUPPORT” to 741741 to chat with a compassionate, trained counselor about anything
National Suicide Hotline (24 hours)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Calls are connected to the nearest crisis
center in your area.
The Trevor Project
RAPE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT
National Sexual Assault Hotline (24 hours)
RAINN — Rape Abuse & Incest National Network
Provides free services and help, as well as referrals.
SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES
(800)-232-4636 (English and Spanish)
Specialists provide health information about STDs
RUNAWAYS AND HOMELESS
National Runaway Safeline (24 hours)
Crisis intervention to work through problems
and find a plan of action.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health
Information on prevention and
Hopeline (24 hours)
National Council on Alcoholism and
Drug Dependence, Inc.
Helpline for finding treatment
Al-Anon and AlaTeen
Help for people who have, or know someone
who has a drinking problem.
The National Domestic Violence Hotline
(24 hours; English and Spanish)
Crisis intervention, information and referrals.
love is respect
Not a crisis line. Information about programs
To Write Love On Her Arms
The Butterfly Project
American Pregnancy Hotline
Information on pregnancy and options for teens.
Helpline (Mon. – Thurs. 9 a.m. – 9 pm;
Fri. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.)
National Eating Disorders Association
Information on eating disorders and referrals
(888)-843-4564 (Mon–Fri. 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.)
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender
GLBT National Help Center
Peer-counseling, information and
PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)
Support, education and advocacy
with local chapters.