HOTLINES & RESOURCES: Don't wait to ask for help!

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline

Helps those impacted by child abuse by providing 24/7 confidential crisis counselor support in over 170 languages
Crisis intervention, information and referrals to thousands of support services
Call:1-800-422-4453 or https://www.childhelp.org/hotline/

College Guides for LGBTQ Students

http://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/lgbtq-student-guide/

Crisis Text Line

Offers free, 24/7 emotional support for those in crisis
Text SUPPORT to 741-741 or http://www.crisistextline.org/

Disaster Distress Helpline

A national hotline with trained crisis counselors who provide year-round immediate counseling for those experiencing emotional
distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster (fire, earthquake, tornado, etc.)
1-800-985-5990 - Text TalkWithUs to 66746 or http://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Dedicated to helping those affected by mental illness, trained professionals run the NAMI HelpLine
Call 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or Email  info@nami.org or https://www.nami.org/Find-Support/NAMI-HelpLine

National Domestic Violence Hotline

24/7 free, confidential support from highly trained experienced advocates offering support, crisis intervention information,
and referral services
Call 1-800-799-7233 or http://www.thehotline.org/help/

National Eating Disorders Association

Support for individuals and families affected by eating disorders
Call 1-800-931-2237 or  http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/find-help-support

National Runaway Safeline

24-hour support for teens thinking of running away from home, for those who have runaway or for friends of someone who has runaway and is looking for help
Call 1-800-RUNAWAY or http://www.1800runaway.org/

National Sexual Assault Hotline

Trained professionals helping those impacted by sexual violence nationwide
Call: 1-800-656-HOPE or https://www.rainn.org/get-help/national-sexual-assault-hotline

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

A 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline for anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress
Call: 1-800-273-TALK(8255) or
http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

Planned Parenthood

Runs over 700 health centers and provides info on health, sex, and family planning
Call: 1-800-230-PLAN
Answers to teens' sexual health questions: http://www.plannedparenthood.org/teens
Chat online with a health educator: http://www.plannedparenthood.org/all-access/chat

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Provides help for those facing prescription drug misuse and abuse with intervention, prevention, treatment, and recovery support services
Call: (800) 662-HELP or (800) 662-4357 for info on prevention and treatment referrals
http://www.samhsa.gov/find-help

Trevor Support Center

Crisis intervention and suicide prevention for LGBTQ and questioning youth
Call: 1-866-488-7386 or Text the word “Trevor” to 1-202-304-1200 or
http://www.thetrevorproject.org/pages/support-center

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