Hotlines and Services

These hotlines and services are not a replacement for 911 is you or someone else is in immediate danger. 

Suicide

If you are thinking about suicide, call someone RIGHT AWAY! 

The Covenant House: 1-800-999-9999

Youth Crisis Hotline: 1-800-448-4663

Children of the Night: 1-800-551-1300 A runaway crisis hotline, but you dont have to be running away to call. Talk, 24hrs a day about anything. If they cant help, they will refer you to someone who can.

National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)

Suicide Prevention Hot Line: 1-800-827-7571

National Depressive and Manic-Depressive Association 1-800-843-7274  

Self-Mutilation

Help if you or someone you care about is cutting: 1-800-dontcut (366-8288)

Help for Runaways

National Runaway Hotline: 1-800-621-4000

The Covenant House: 1-800-999-9999

Children of the Night: 1-800-551-1300 A runaway crisis hotline, but you dont have to be running away to call. Talk, 24hrs a day about anything. If they cant help, they will refer you to someone who can.

National Hotline for Missing & Exploited Children: 1-800-843-5678

Pregnancy

Planned Parenthood: 1-800-230-PLAN (medical questions, or to schedule an appointment with the nearest Planned Parenthood center)

HIV/AIDS

AIDS/HIV Nightline: 800-273-2437

AIDS Crisisline: 1-800-221-7044

National AIDS Hotline: 1- 800-342-AIDS (24 hours a day)

National AIDS Hotline:(Spanish) 1-800-344-7432 (8 a.m. to 2 a.m., seven days a week)

Alcohol/Drugs

Al-Anon Meeting Information:  1-888-4AL-ANON

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Crisis Line: 1-800-234-0420 Counselors available 24/7 Alcohol and Drug Helpline: 1-800-821-4357 provides referrals to local facilities where adolescents and adults can seek help

Narcotics Anonymous: 1-800-763-9000 refers callers to local chapters for information regarding the support & recovery of drug addicts

Domestic Violence/Abuse/ Child Abuse

Child Abuse Prevention Services: 1-800-4-A-CHILD (has crisis lines listed by state)

Prevent Child Abuse: 1-800-CHILDREN OR 1-800-244.53736 mission is to prevent child abuse and neglect by promoting positive parenting, healthy families, and homes where children are valued and loved

Friends of Battered Women and Their Children: 1-800-603-HELP

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE 

RAINN (Rape, Abuse, Incest, National Network): 1-800-656-HOPE 

National Center on Elder Abuse: 1225 I Street, NW Washington, DC 20005
202-898-2586 

Eating Disorders

EDAP (Eating Disorders Awareness and Prevention): 1-800-931-2237

Camelback Helpline: 1-800-253-1334 Provides info/referrals – mental health, eating disorder and substance dependency

The Renfrew Center (eating disorders):1-800-736-3739

LGBT Youth

Gay and Lesbian National Hotline: 1-888-THE-GLNH free and anonymous information, referrals and peer counseling. Start your gay quest for knowledge.

National Youth Advocacy Coalition:  information on issues concerning gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth. Toll-Free 800.541.6922 TTY 202.319.9513

Prejudice/Bias

*to report racist or bias attacks*

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Hotline: 866-76USCCR (866-768-7227)

National ACLU Racial Profiling Hotline: 1 (877) 6-PROFILE

Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund: (800) 328-2322 Anti-bias hotline in Spanish and English for Latino community, but available to all ethnic and religious groups

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission:  (800) 669-4000 voice

American Arab Anti-Discrimation Committee

Sexual Assault/Date Rape

America’s National hotline for survivors of sexual assault. The hotline 1-800-656-HOPE offers free, confidential counseling and support 24 hours a day, from anywhere in the country.

Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN) 800-656-HOPE