Cancer Information Service
Look Good/Feel Better
This is a free public service program for women who are cancer patients and who are experiencing appearance side effects
Child Help USA National Child Abuse Hotline
800-4-A-CHILD (422.4453) or 800.2.A.CHILD (222.4453, TDD for hearing impaired)
Provides multilingual crisis intervention and professional counseling on child abuse. Gives referrals to local social service groups offering counseling on child abuse. Operates 24 hours, seven days a week.
National Child Abuse Hotline
Crisis Intervention / Suicide
Boys Town Suicide and Crisis Line:
800-448-3000 or 800-448-1833 (TDD)
Provides short-term crisis intervention and counseling and referrals to local community resources. Counsels on parent-child conflicts, marital and family issues, suicide, pregnancy, runaway youth, physical and sexual abuse, and other issues. Operates 24 hours, seven days a week.
Covenant House Hotline
Crisis line for youth, teens, and families. Gives callers locally based referrals throughout the United States. Provides help for youth and parents regarding drugs, abuse, homelessness, runaway children, and message relays. Operates 24 hours, seven days a week.
National Domestic Violence/Child Abuse/ Sexual Abuse
800-799-SAFE /800-799-7233/800-787-3224 TDD 800-942-6908 Spanish Speaking, 24-hour-a-day hotline.
Provides crisis intervention and referrals to local services and shelters for victims of partner or spousal abuse. English and Spanish speaking advocates are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Staffed by trained volunteers who are ready to connect people with emergency help in their own communities, including emergency services and shelters. This is a great resource for anyone – man, woman, or child – who is experiencing or has experienced domestic violence or abuse, or who suspects that someone they know is being abused.
Domestic Violence Hotline
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders (ANAD)
847-831-3438 (long distance)
National Mental Health Association
800-969-6642 9AM-5PM Mon-Fri
Information on mental health topics and referrals, access to an info specialist
National Drug Information Treatment and Referral Hotline
Information, support, treatment options and referrals to local rehab centers for any drug or alcohol problem. Operates 24 hours, seven days a week.
National Cocaine Hotline
Information, crisis intervention, and referrals to local rehab centers for all types of drug dependency. Operates 24 hours, seven days a week.
Alcohol Abuse and Crisis Intervention
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Help line and Treatment
Alcohol Hotline Support & Information
Alcohol Addiction Resources
How to Talk to Your Kids About Drugs: http://www.rehabcenter.net/youth-and-substance-abuse/
National Youth Crisis Hotline
Provides counseling and referrals to local drug treatment centers, shelters, and counseling services. Responds to youth dealing with pregnancy, molestation, suicide, and child abuse. Operates 24 hours, seven days a week.
Please call: 18776555116
A free web information guide that connects addicts and their families with the help they need to put their lives together.
Detox to Rehab
A free directory for information regarding addiction, recovery, alcoholism and local resources.
Treatment for Teens
Information for Family Members and Friends
Find a Treatment Center
For Maryland Residents - https://mhdetox.com/medical-detox/
Resources for college students: http://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/eating-disorders/
Elder Abuse Hotline
Alzheimer's Association Hotline
800-621-0379 8:30AM-4:00PM, Mon-Fri
Information and referral services as well as free brochures.
Mental Health Challenges
Mental Health Challenges Facing Students
Parents Stress Line
Help for Parents: none listed here at present. See crisis intervention resources above
Poison Control Any Kind of Substance
Nationwide RAINN National Rape Crisis Hotline
Runaway / Exploited Children
Missing Children Network
The National Call Center for At-Risk Youth
National Hotline for Missing and Exploited Children
Operates a hotline for reporting missing children and sightings of missing children in order to offer assistance to law enforcement agents. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. EST.
National Runaway Switchboard
Provides crisis intervention and travel assistance to runaways. Provides information and local referrals to adolescents and families. Gives referrals to shelters nationwide. Also relays messages to, or sets up conference calls with, parents at the request of the child. Operates 24 hours, seven days a week.
Child Find of America Hotline:
Looks for missing and abducted children. Operators are available 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST Monday-Friday. Voicemail on evenings and weekends with calls returned.
CONFIDENTIAL Runaway Hotline
Parent Abduction Hotline
Provides crisis mediation in parental abduction. Provides prevention information and referrals to local agencies. Operators available 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST Monday-Friday. Voicemail on evenings and weekends with calls returned.
Boys Town National Hotline
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
The CDC (Center for Disease Control) National Prevention Information Network
1-800-458-5231 9AM-6PM Mon-Fri
Includes info on new medicines, treatment trials, HIV & AIDS, with information specialists available to answer questions. Also at www.CDCNAC.org (CDC National Aids Clearinghouse).
National AIDS Hotline
Information and referrals to local hotlines, testing centers, and counseling. Open 24
hours, seven days a week.
AIDS Hotline in Spanish
Open 8 a.m. to 2 a.m. EST, seven days a week.
AIDS Hotline for the Hearing Impaired
Open 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday.
National Sexually Transmitted Disease Hotline
Information and referrals to free and low-cost public clinics. Operators can answer general questions on prevention, symptoms, transmission, and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases. Open 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday.
Sexually Transmitted Disease & AIDS/HIV Information Hotline
800-332-2437, TTY - 800-332-3889 (Ohio)
Resources for students: http://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/suicide-prevention/