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Mental Health & Wellness


 If you are experiencing a medical emergency, are in danger, or are feeling suicidal, call 911 immediately.  

  • Suicide Hotline: 800-784-2433 

  • Immediate Medical Assistance: 911 

Teen Health & Wellness: Real Life, Real Answers is for educational purposes only. If you have a question on a health or wellness issue, we strongly encourage you to call one of the hotlines below to speak to a qualified professional or speak to a trusted adult, such as a parent, teacher, or guidance counselor. 

Listed below are hotlines, help lines, and information lines, organized by subject. These national organizations can also refer you to state and local services in your community.

Hotlines

AIDS and HIV Rape, Sexual Violence, and Domestic Violence
Alcohol and Drugs School Violence
Bullying and Cyberbullying Sexuality and Sexual Health
Depression Stress and Anxiety
Eating Disorders Suicide
Grief and Loss Teen Parenting
Homelessness and Runaways Teen Pregnancy
Mental Health  











 


AIDS & HIV

AIDSinfo
800-HIV-0440 (800-448-0440)
12 p.m. to 5 p.m. EST, Monday to Friday 
http://www.aidsinfo.nih.gov

National AIDS Hotline
800-CDC-INFO (232-4636)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.cdc.gov/hiv//links.htm

Project Inform: National HIV/AIDS Treatment Hotline
800-822-7422 or 415-558-9051 in the San Francisco Bay Area
7 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST, Monday to Friday 
http://www.projectinform.org


Alcohol & Drugs
 

Al-Anon/Alateen
888-425-2666
8 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST, Monday to Friday
http://www.al-anon.alateen.org/index.php

The National Alcohol and Substance Abuse Information Center
800-784-6776
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.addictioncareoptions.com

National Drug and Alcohol Treatment Referral Routing Service
800-662-HELP (4357)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/Resources/RelatedWebsites/Referral.htm



Bullying & Cyberbullying
 

CyberTipline
800-843-5678
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.cybertipline.com

National Suicide Hotline
800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.hopeline.com

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
800-273-TALK (8255)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

The Trevor Lifeline (U.S. only)
866-4-U-TREVOR (488-7386)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.thetrevorproject.org


Depression

Depression and Bipolar Support 
800-273-TALK (8255)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week 
http://www.dbsalliance.org

National Hopeline Network
800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.hopeline.com
        
Suicide Hotline Listings by State
http://www.suicidehotlines.com

Suicide Prevention Services Depression Hotline
630-482-9696
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.spsamerica.org


Eating Disorders
 

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Eating Disorders
630-577-1330
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST, Monday to Friday
http://www.anad.org

National Eating Disorders Association
800-931-2237
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST, Monday to Friday 
http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org



Grief & Loss

National Hopeline Network
800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.hopeline.com

National Mental Health Association Hotline
800-273-TALK (8255)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.nmha.org

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)
800-959-TAPS (8277)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.taps.org 


Homelessness & Runaways

Boys Town National Hotline - serving all at-risk teens and children
800-448-3000 
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.boystown.org/AboutUs/hotline/Pages/CrisisHotline.aspx

Covenant House Nineline 
800-999-9999
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.covenanthouse.org

National Runaway Switchboard
800-RUNAWAY (786-2929)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.1800runaway.org



Mental Health

National Hopeline Network
800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.hopeline.com

National Institute of Mental Health Information Center
866-615-6464 
8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST, Monday to Friday
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/site-info/contact-nimh.shtml

National Mental Health Association Hotline
800-273-TALK (8255)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.nmha.org


Rape, Sexual Violence, & Domestic Violence

Childhelp USA National Child Abuse Hotline
800-4-A-CHILD (422-4453)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.childhelpusa.org

loveisrespect, National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
(866) 331-9474
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.loveisrespect.org

National Domestic Violence Hotline
800-799-SAFE (7233)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.ndvh.org

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network
800-656-HOPE (4673)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.rainn.org

Safe Horizon’s Rape, Sexual Assault & Incest Hotline
Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-621-HOPE (4673)
Crime Victims Hotline: 866-689-HELP (4357)
Rape, Sexual Assault & Incest Hotline: 212-227-3000
TDD phone number for all hotlines: 866-604-5350
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.safehorizon.org


School Violence

National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention
877-217-3595 
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST, Monday to Friday 
http://www.promoteprevent.org/contact

SPEAK UP 
866-SPEAK-UP (773-2587) 
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week 
http://www.cpyv.org


Sexuality & Sexual Health

American Social Health Association
919-361-8488
8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST, Monday to Friday 
http://www.ashastd.org

Centers for Disease Control (CDC) INFO
800-CDC-INFO (232-4636)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.cdc.gov

GLBT National Youth Talkline 
800-246-PRIDE (7743)
4 p.m. to 12 a.m. EST, Monday to Friday 
12 p.m. to 5 p.m. EST, Saturday
http://www.glnh.org/talkline

Planned Parenthood National Hotline 
800-230-PLAN (7526) - for routing to local resources
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.plannedparenthood.org


Stress & Anxiety

National Institute of Mental Health Information Center
866-615-6464 
8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST, Monday to Friday
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml

National Mental Health Association Hotline
800-273-TALK (8255)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.nmha.org


Suicide

Covenant House Nineline Suicide Hotline 
800-999-9999
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.covenanthouse.org

National Suicide Hotline
800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.hopeline.com

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 
800-273-TALK (8255) 
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org



Teen Parenting

Boys Town National Hotline - serving all at-risk teens and children
800-448-3000
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week 
http://www.parenting.org

Postpartum Support International
800-944-4PPD (4773)
Calls returned within 24 hours 
http://postpartum.net


Teen Pregnancy

American Pregnancy Helpline 
866-942-6466
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.thehelpline.org

Birthright International
800-550-4900
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.birthright.org

Planned Parenthood
800-230-PLAN (7526) - for routing to local resources
Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
http://www.plannedparenthood.org

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