RESOURCES AND HOTLINES

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

1-800-273-8255 (24/7)

Text “SUPPORT” to 741741 to chat with a compassionate, trained counselor about anything

www.crisistextline.org

 

Samaritans

116 123 (UK)  116 123 (ROI)

www.samaritans.org

Talk to them anytime you like off the record about whatever’s getting to you.

You don’t have to be suicidal.

 

RUNAWAYS AND HOMELESS

(800)-RUNAWAY  (800)-786-2929

National Runaway Safeline (24 hours)

www.1800runaway.org

Crisis intervention to work through problems and find a plan of action.

 

Stop Bullying

www.stopbullying.gov/what-you-can-do/teens

ALCOHOL / DRUGS

Al-Anon and Alateen

(888)-4AL-ANON    (888)-425-2666

www.al-anon.org

They can help if you, a friend, or a family member has a drinking problem.

 

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc.

(800)-NCA-CALL    (800)-622-2255  (24 hours)

www.ncadd.org

Helpline for finding treatment

 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

(800)-662-HELP    (800)-662-4357

www.samhsa.gov/treatment

Information on prevention and treatment referrals.

 

National Institute on Drug Abuse

www.drugabuse.gov/children-and-teens

SUICIDE / SELF HARM

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

(800)-273-TALK    (800)-273-8255

National Suicide Hotline (24 hours)

www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Calls are connected to the nearest crisis center in your area.

 

International Suicide Hotlines

Hotlines outside of the United States

www.suicide.org

 

The Trevor Project

866-488-7386 (24/7)

www.thetrevorproject.org

 

SELF-INJURY

(800)-DONT-CUT    (800)-366-8288

S.A.F.E. Alternatives

www.selfinjury.com

Not a crisis line. Information about programs and referrals.

 

To Write Love On Her Arms

twloha.com/

 

The Butterfly Project

butterfly-project.tumblr.com

RAPE / VIOLENCE

National Sexual Assault Hotline (24 hours)

(800)-656-HOPE    (800)-656-4673

RAINN — Rape Abuse & Incest National Network

www.rainn.org

Provides free services, help, as well as referrals.

 

The National Domestic Violence Hotline

(800)-799-SAFE    (800)-799-7233    

24 hours; English and Spanish

www.thehotline.org

Crisis intervention, information, and referrals.

 

love is respect

1-866-331-9474 (24/7)

www.loveisrespect.org

 

SEXUAL ORIENTATiON

GLBT National Help Center

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender National Hotline

(888)-THE-GLNH    (888)-843-4564 (Mon–Fri. 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.)

www.glnh.org

Peer-counseling, information, and local resources.

 

GAY, LESBIAN, BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER NATIONAL HOTLINE

1-888-843-4564

www.glbthotline.org

The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) National Hotline provides telephone, online private one-to-one chat and email peer-support, as well as factual information and local resources for cities and towns across the United States.

 

PFLAG

If you are a family member, an ally, or LGBTQ, support is just a click away, whether it’s resources from PFLAG National or peer-to-peer support from their nationwide chapter network.

www.pflag.org

 

Trans Lifeline

US: (877) 565-8860   Canada: (877) 330-6366

www.translifeline.org

A non-profit dedicated to the well-being of transgender people.

 

glaad 

LGBT Resource List

www.glaad.org/resourcelist

 

It Gets Better Project 

www.itgetsbetter.org

The It Gets Better Project’s mission is to communicate to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth around the world that it gets better, and to create and inspire the changes needed to make it better for them.

YOUR BODY

American Pregnancy Hotline

(866)-942-6466

www.thehelpline.org

 

Birthright International

Helpline: 1.800.550.4900

birthright.org

Their services are free, non-judgmental, and confidential.

 

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES

(800)-CDC-INFO  (800)-232-4636 (English and Spanish)

www.cdc.gov/std

Specialists provide health information about STDs

 

National Eating Disorders Association

(800)-931-2237

Helpline (Mon. – Thurs. 9 a.m. – 9 pm;

Fri. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.)

www.nationaleatingdisorders.org

Information and referrals for treatment.

 

GetTested

National HIV, STD, and Hepatitis Testing

gettested.cdc.gov

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