National hotlines, helplines, and online resources

All listed resources are free and confidential

If you are currently suicidal or otherwise unsafe, please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room

Half of us Hotline/Text Line
Education and support around all mental health and substance use issues
Phone: 800-273-TALK
Text “START” to 741741
www.halfofus.com


Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Hotline 24/7
Support for victims of drunk driving
Phone: 800-438-6233
www.madd.org


National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Helpline
Phone: 802-296-6300
Visit the website for helpline hours
www.ptsd.va.gov


National Center for Victims of Crime Hotline
Phone: 855-484-2846
Hotline available M-F 8:30a- 7:30p ET
Text and live chat also available
https:/victimconnect.org


National Child Abuse Hotline 24/7
Phone: 800-422-4453
www.childhelp.org


National Crisis Text Line 24/7
Text “START” to 741741
www.crisistextline.org


National Domestic Violence Hotline 24/7
Phone: 800-799-SAFE
Live chat also available
www.thehotline.org


National Drug and Alcohol Treatment Hotline 24/7
Phone: 800-662-HELP
www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline


National Eating Disorder Association Helpline/ Text line
Phone: 800-931-2237 Mon-Thur 9a- to 9p ET and Fri 9a- 5pPM ET
Text “NEDA” to 741741
Live chat also available
www.nationaleatingdisorders.org

 

National Runaway Switchboard 24/7
Phone: 800-RUNAWAY
Text: 66008
Live chat also available
http://www.1800runaway.org 


National Sexual Assault Hotline 24/7
Phone: 800-656-HOPE
Live chat also available
http://www.rainn.org


National Suicide Prevention Hotline 24/7
Support for anyone considering suicide or concerned others
800-273-TALK (8255)
Live chat also available
http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org


National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline/Text Line 24/7
Phone: 866-331-9474
Text “LOVEIS” to 22522
Live chat also available
http://www.loveisrespect.org


Parenting Network Hotline
Support for parents to prevent child abuse
Phone: 414-671-0566
Hotline available M-Th 9:30a- 6:30p and Friday 9:30a-6:00p ET
http://www.theparentingnetwork.org


That’s Not Cool
Education and support around harassment and abusive relationships.
This site has especially good information about harassment via social media.
http://www.ThatsNotcool.com


The Trevor Hotline 24/7
Crisis intervention and suicide prevention hotline for LGTBAI youth
Phone: 866-488-7386
Visit the website for text and live chat hours
http://www.thetrevorproject.org


Veteran’s Crisis Line/Text Line 24/7
Support for all veterans and anyone concerned about a veteran
Phone: 800-273-8255
Text line: 838255
Live chat also available
http://www.veteranscrisisline.net