Hotlines

We need to take care of eachother

Your wellbeing is very serious to us. We’ve included a long list of hotlines and helplines to support you. Don’t wait for it to be too late – use these resources now, or suggest them to a friend in need. We need to take care of eachother. If you know of any we missed, let us know.


Domestic Violence, Rape, and Assault


National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

This hotline operates around the clock, seven-days-a-week. It is confidential and free of cost. It provides lifesaving tools and support to victims of domestic violence, so they can be safe and free of violence.


RAINN
1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. It carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.


National Sexual Assault Hotline
1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

This hotline provides sexual assault victims with confidential support from trained sexual assault specialists. It helps victims connect with their local health facilities, so they can receive support and medical and psychological services like sexual assault forensic exams, counseling, etc. It also provides victims with someone to talk to and resources that can aid in the healing process.


Family Violence Prevention Center
1-800-799-SAFE (7233) || Crisis Line: 210-733-8810

The Family Violence Prevention Services provides emergency and residential/non-residential shelters, transitional housing, and counseling for adults, children, families. It also offers legal services. The goal of this program is to help victims and their families heal from the pain and long-term effects of domestic violence.


Abuse


Stop it Now!
1-888-PREVENT (773-8368)

This organization prevents the sexual abuse of children by encouraging adults, families, and communities to take action to prevent children from being harmed. Their goal is to provide support, information, and resources to keep children safe and create healthier communities.


Adult Protective Services and Elder Abuse Hotline
1-800-222-8000

This organization provides assistance to vulnerable and elder adults (60 years and older with disabilities) that are being abused, neglected, and/or exploited. It also seeks to prevent the maltreatment of the elderly by providing information on elder abuse to the public.


National Child Abuse Hotline
1-800-4-A-CHILD (422-4453)

This organization is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse. Professional crisis counselors, along with interpreters, are available 24/7, 7-days-a-week. It offers assistance to children who are being abused, and those who are in danger of being abused. This hotline also provides crisis intervention, information, and referrals.


National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Cyber Tipline
1-800-THE-LOST (843-5678)

National Center for Missing and Exploited Cyber Tipline helps the public and electronic service providers report the suspected online enticement of children for sexual acts, extra-familial child sexual molestation, child pornography, child sex tourism, child sex trafficking, unsolicited obscene materials sent to a child, misleading domain names, and any misleading words or digital images on the internet.


Addiction


Marijuana Anonymous
1-800-766-6779

Marijuana Anonymous is a group of people who share their experiences, strength, and hopes with each other to help recover from marijuana addictions. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop using marijuana. There are no dues or fees for membership.


Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Helpline
1-800-662-HELP (4357)

SAMHSA is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-days-a-year information service, available in both English and Spanish, for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This helpline also provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations.


Families Anonymous
1-800-736-9805

Families Anonymous is a 12-step support group for the families and friends of drug and/or alcohol addicts. This organization provides these individuals with the tools they need to help their addicted loved ones to achieve sobriety.


Drug Rehab Cocaine Hotline
1-877-589-4784

This hotline provides support for cocaine abusers and addicts and their loved ones. It is available 24/7, 7-days-a-week, and can provide individuals with information about cocaine side-effects and treatment options.


National Drug Helpline
1-844-289-0879

The National Drug Helpline provides 24/7 drug and alcohol help to people who are struggling with drug addictions. This helpline also offers information on treatment options and recovery to the public.


National Association for Adult Children of Alcoholics
1-888-554-2627

National Association for Adult Children of Alcoholics provides resources for anyone who has an alcoholic parent and needs support. It also offers a variety of programs that provide support and assistance to the adult children of alcoholics and other family members.


Sex Addicts Anonymous
1-800-477-8191

Sex Addicts Anonymous offers a message of hope to anyone who suffers from sex addiction. This support group focuses on the Twelve-Step and Twelve-Tradition programs commonly found at Alcoholic Anonymous meetings/support groups.


National Problem Gambling Helpline
1-800-522-4700

National Problem Gambling Helpline provides local resources for those seeking help for a gambling problem. There are 28 available call centers that provide resources and referrals for all 50 states, Canada, and the US Virgin Islands. This helpline is available 24/7 and is 100% confidential. Text and chat services are also available.


Crisis Intervention


United Way Crisis Helpline
Call 2-1-1

The United Way Crisis Helpline focuses on education, financial stability, and health. It also helps adults with crisis management, emergencies and disasters, groceries, housing and utilities, human trafficking, employment, re-entry, and veteran services. It is confidential and available 24/7, 365 days a year.


National Safe Haven Alliance
1-888-510-BABY (2229) || Text: “SAFEHAVEN” to 313131

National Safe Haven Alliance advocates are located across the country and are 100% committed to providing support to parents, parenting resources, adoption support, and Safe Haven resources to new parents and parents in distress.


Grief and Loss


GriefShare
1-800-395-5755

GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people, who walk with you through one of life’s most difficult experiences – the loss of a loved one. GriefShare’s seminars and support groups are led by people who truly understand what you are going through and want to help you heal from the loss.


Suicide Prevention


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-8255 || Text: “HELLO” to 741741

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential support services for people in distress 24/7, 365-days-a-year. It also offers prevention and crisis resources for suicidal individuals and their loved ones.  


Veterans Crisis Line
1-800-273-8255

The Veterans Crisis Line connects service members and veterans in crisis, along with their families and friends, with qualified, caring advocates, who can provide support and assistance to them. It is confidential and toll-free. Advocates are also available for online chats and texting.


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