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USA - America Kids and Teens Hotlines

Your Life Your Voice - Girls and Boys Town National Hotline

800-448-3000 Always Open! Counselors are ready for your call 24/7. | TDD: 800-448-1833 | Also Chat, Text & Email options on site.
The Boys Town National Hotline is a free hotline available to kids, teens and young adults at any time. We provide help when you need it most. Call, chat, text or email. We are here to talk if you're depressed, contemplating suicide, being physically or sexually abused, on the run, addicted, threatened by gang violence, fighting with a friend or parent, or if you are faced with an overwhelming challenge.
If you are having thoughts of harming yourself or you are being abused, please call us. These are serious issues that are best handled in one-on-one conversations with counselors.


(800) TLC-TEEN (800) 852-8336 (Toll Free US & Canada) or (310) 855-HOPE (4673) 6PM - 10PM Pacific Time every night. | Text, Email, Message board and other resources on site.
Your call will be directed to Didi Hirsch's Suicide Prevention Center after hours.
Do you need help working something out? Do you want to talk to someone who understands, like another teen? We're here to help!

Child Abuse Hotlines - USA - America

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline

1-800-4ACHILD or 1-800-422-4453 | TDD: 1-800-2A-CHILD. 24/7 - Call from: USA, Canada, Puerto Rico, Guam or the Virgin Islands. - can help in 170 languages. All calls are confidential.

If you need help, need to talk to someone about what's going on, or have questions about child abuse or child neglect, or the reporting process, or need resources in your area - call the Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline.

If you are being abused, please tell a safe person – that’s someone you can trust like a teacher, counselor, school nurse, neighbor or parent. You can also call Childhelp. Remember: No one has the right to abuse you. You don’t deserve to be abused. It’s not your fault that you are being treated this way. Please do not be alone with anyone who hurts you.

Find an adult you trust and tell them what is happening. If they don’t believe you, keep telling other adults until someone does believe you!

If you are too nervous or scared to tell someone you know about the abuse, Childhelp counselors can make a three-way call so that you, the hotline counselor, and the person taking the report in your area are all on the telephone at the same time. Before you call to make the report, the hotline counselor can tell you what may happen after a report of abuse is made.

Run Away Hotlines - USA - America

1800 RUNAWAY National Runaway Switchboard

Call 1-800-RUNAWAY if you are a teenager who is thinking of running from home, if you have a friend who has run and is looking for help, or if you are a runaway ready to go home through our Home Free program. Our 24-hour crisis line has an experienced front-line team member ready to help you now. Anonymous, confidential and free.

We'll listen to your story. We are here to support you. You can expect to share your story with someone who won’t judge or tell you what to do.

If you are being bullied, you can also call this hotline: When you connect with NRS, we can talk about the steps to end the bullying. No one deserves to be abused. No one should be mistreated. There are steps we can take together to stop the bullying. We are here to listen to your story and find solutions.

Suicide and Crisis Help Hotlines - USA - America

1-800-273-TALK (8255). National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-TALK (8255).
Although suicide prevention is our primary mission, people call the Lifeline for many reasons:
Suicidal thoughts, Abuse/violence Information on suicide, Information on mental health/ illness, Sexual orientation issues, Physical illness, To help a friend or loved one, Loneliness, Relationship problems, Family problems.

1800 SUICIDE National Hopeline

1.800.SUICIDE (784-2433) | Deaf + Hard of Hearing 1.800.799.4889 | En Español 1-888-628-9454 | Also: Help Chat Online

If you - or someone you know - are having thoughts about suicide, call 1.800.SUICIDE (784-2433). Calls are connected to a certified crisis center nearest the caller's location. Services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

IMAlive - National Hopeline Kristin Brooks Hope Center

800-442-HOPE (442-4673)
If you (or someone you know) are depressed and thinking about suicide, please call 1-800-442-HOPE (4673) to talk to a caring crisis hotline volunteer. Your call is free and confidential.

Domestic Abuse & Sexual Assault & Rape Hotlines for Women and Men - USA - America

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Get Help 1-800-799-7233 (English/Spanish)| 1-800-787-3224 (TTY)
Our highly-trained advocates are available 24/7 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship.

National Sexual Assault Hotline (RAINN)

Get Help 24/7: 800.656.HOPE (4673) (English/Spanish)| or Live Chat | Many Resources on site.
Free. Confidential. 24/7.
After sexual assault, it’s hard to know how to react. You may be physically hurt, emotionally drained, or unsure what to do next. You may be considering working with the criminal justice system, but are unsure of where to start. Learning more about what steps you can take following sexual violence can help ground you in a difficult time.

LGBT Help & Information Hotlines - USA - America

Trevor Lifeline

866-488-7386 (24/7) | also TrevorChat & TrevorText (see site)
Our trained counselors are here to support you 24/7. If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk, call the Trevor Lifeline now at 866-488-7386.

GLBT Youth Talkline

GLBT Youth Talkline 1-800-246-PRIDE (1-800-246-7743) |
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) National Hotline 1-888-843-4564
Both hotlines operate Mon - Fri 4pm to midnight EST / Sat noon to 5pm EST)
Both hotlines provide 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.
All of our services are free and confidential.

Eating Disorders (Anorexia, Bulimia etc.) Information Helplines - USA - America

National Eating Disorders Association

Call our free confidential Helpline 1-800-931-2237 - Monday-Thursday from 9:00 am - 9:00 pm and Friday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST) | Chat and help resources available on website.
For crisis situations, text "NEDA" to 741741 to be connected with a trained volunteer at Crisis Text Line
You are not alone. Help is just a call or click away. If you or someone you know is struggling with an eating disorder, we are here to help.
We are here every Monday-Thursday from 9:00 am - 9:00 pm and Friday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST). Our helpline volunteers will be there to offer support and guidance with compassion and understanding.

Orthodox - Jewish Domestic Abuse & Teen Hotlines - USA - America

Shalom Task Force national domestic abuse hotline

"It hurts to call a domestic abuse hotline - It Hurts More Not To."
888-883-2323 or 718-337-3700 Collect Calls Accepted.
Yitti Leibel Helpline (Jewish)
New York City 1-718-HELP-NOW (435-7669)
Chicago 1-800-HELP-023
Lakewood, NJ 1-908-363-1010
Cleveland, OH 1-888-209-8079
Project Tikva 914-634-3391
Free counseling by frum female social worker and Kosher Emergency Shelter (Monsey NY and greater NY State region)
24 Hour Project Tikva Hotline 1-914-634-3344 Project Tikva is dedicated to promoting Shalom Bayit. For those times when marital stress gets out of hand, help is available.

Ohel Child Abuse/Sexual abuse reporting hotline

718-851-6300 or 1-800 603-OHEL Ohel Teens in Crisis Hotline (NYC)917-514-TEEN(8336)Or 917-851-TEEN(8336) Call Mon - Thurs 9am-5pm, Fri 9am-1pm